Virginia Tech

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Amazing work atmosphere, challenging but reasonable work...

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Current Employee - Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
Current Employee - Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA

I have been working at Virginia Tech part-time (more than a year)

Pros

Virginia Tech has research-oriented labs, that introduce the student employees to a variety of disciplines of research. Especially, the students get hands-on experience in the field, and can develop their professional side admirably in preparation for finding a job in the industry. I work in the microelectronics laboratory, and I am thoroughly indebted to the University to improve my technical expertise in the field of microelectronics.

Cons

Ultimately, working at a University will only give you a perfunctory experience of what actually happens in the industry, and does not completely prepare you for the real world, since the job here is more or less fixed, unless you really screw it up with your advisor.

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I think the management is doing a brilliant job in employing students and grooming them as professionals. And at Virginia Tech you are almost guaranteed funding by research. Keep it up guys.

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    Best research group for Mineral processing area

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Top notch Research in mineral processing area.

    Cons

    Hard work, time consuming and demands full concentration

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    Good

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    clean weather but mostly windy!

    Cons

    is located in small town.

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