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    low salary, work late, not good for job market

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Wisconsin.

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    I was required to prepare a two-page maximum cover letter in response as to how my experiences met each minimum qualification and submitted my resume in addition to a standard online job seeking account. I was contacted a month later that I was selected for an interview and was asked for my availability on a given day. The interview was with 4 members, one the direct boss I would have been working under, a lady from the offices in Madison, an AmeriCorps Vista member, and the co-department head. The interview was over Skype where I was projected on a screen in front of them.

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Best Places to Work in Academia, The Scientist, 2009

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Website www.wisconsin.edu
Headquarters Madison, WI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1849
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

There is no School of Cheese in the University of Wisconsin System (UW System), but there are 13 four-year universities, 13 two-year campuses, and a statewide extension program. The UW System is one of the largest public university systems in the US, with about 180,000 students. Its top school is UW at Madison, which offers more than 400 undergraduate majors, master's degree programs, and doctoral programs to some 42,000 students. The system's other major campus is UW at Milwaukee, with about 30,000 students. The UW System has a student-teacher ratio of 17:1.

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