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The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, is one of the country's top engineering schools for both graduate and undergraduate students. The university also offers degrees through the Colleges of Architecture, Sciences, Computing, and Management, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. It has an enrollment of roughly 20,000 students and a student-teacher ratio of 23:1. Along with its main campus in Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Technology operates satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia, as well as in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The Georgia Institute of Technology was founded in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology.
Texas A&M opened its doors in 1876 as the state's first public institution of higher learning. Today, we stand as a research-intensive flagship university dedicated to sending Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow. Located in the heart of the Houston-Dallas-Austin triangle, within a two-hour drive of 26 million of the state’s 28 million residents, Texas A&M's main campus in College Station is home to more than 62,500 students. Another 5,700 are at the branch campuses in Galveston and Qatar and other locations across Texas. As one of the world’s leading research institutions, Texas A&M is making significant contributions to scholarship and discovery, including science and technology. With an employee pool of over 3,900 faculty and 5,900 staff, we seek applicants who exemplify the highest performance standards in teaching, research, scholarship, and administration.
At Purdue University, we never stop in our persistent pursuit of the next giant leap. Together, in this community, we are dedicated to providing an education that’s built on respect and fosters learning. We engage in world-changing research to deliver innovation. And we create an environment of inclusion and a culture of hard work that help build balance and growth. We are here to develop practical solutions to the toughest challenges we face today, so that we can build a better world together. This is the kind of place where big things are accomplished. We keep going to show the world what’s possible. Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, the university proudly serves its state as well as the nation and the world. Academically, Purdue's role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here. All 50 states and 130 countries are represented. Add about 850 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that's without rival. Take one small step and apply today to join a nationally renowned university with a robust benefits package and a commitment to work/life balance. A career that means something. That’s my giant leap.
At Michigan, you are part of something greater, contributing to a mission of discovery and care. You are valued for your time and talent. You are supported with benefits to promote health, well-being, and balance. And you are challenged with opportunities to grow, personally and professionally. Be your best self at Michigan.
As one of the most innovative universities in the world, the University of Washington hires people who constantly seek new ways to advance the public good. Our more than 31,000 employees are driven to become a part of something greater than themselves by creating student access to excellent higher education, conducting ground-breaking research, offering life-saving patient care, and serving people in Washington and around the world. A university committed to advancing inclusion and operating sustainably, the UW is consistently honored as a “Great College to Work For” and ranked #5 on Forbes’ “Best Employers in Washington” list. The UW was founded in 1861 and provides world-renowned education to more than 54,000 students each year. We have schools and research programs on our Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses, and offer cutting-edge medical care at our Montlake, Northwest and Harborview Medical Centers in Seattle, Valley Medical Center in Renton, and clinics throughout the region. The UW is the 5th largest employer in the state of Washington, sustaining one out of every 37 jobs, and has an economic impact exceeding $15 billion per year.
Like the state it calls home, The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader. Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. Together they are working to change the world through groundbreaking research and cutting-edge teaching and learning techniques. Here, tradition and innovation blend seamlessly to provide students with a robust collegiate experience. Amid the backdrop of Austin, Texas, a city recognized for its creative and entrepreneurial spirit, the university provides a place to explore countless opportunities for tomorrow’s artists, scientists, athletes, doctors, entrepreneurs and engineers.
There’s a reason Penn State consistently ranks among the top one percent of the world’s universities. Across 24 campuses, our 100,000 students and 40,000 faculty and staff know the real measure of success goes beyond the classroom – it’s the positive impact made on communities across the world. Our ideals stem from our origins as Pennsylvania’s sole land-grant institution, which allow us to continue to bring positive impact to humanity through our teaching, research, and engagement mission. And across the world is a community of Penn Staters – more than half a million strong – driven by that same spirit to serve our local and global communities. At Penn State, passion is met with collaboration in an environment that is rooted in shared pride for the accomplishments of our fellow students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Penn Staters cheer each other on to build a culture committed to service and engagement. Our University values represent our core ethical aspirations for all our daily activities and actions as students, faculty, staff, and volunteers at Penn State. Are Values are as follows; Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, Excellence, and Community. We Are Penn State. One Community. Impacting Many.
Driven by the pursuit of excellence, the University of Maryland has enjoyed a remarkable rise in accomplishment and reputation over the past two decades. By any measure, Maryland is now one of the nation's preeminent public research universities and on a path to become one of the world's best. To fulfill this promise, we must capitalize on our momentum, fully exploit our competitive advantages, and pursue ambitious goals with great discipline and entrepreneurial spirit. This promise is within reach.
We provide a thriving community for those with an overwhelming desire to teach and to learn, to research, and to serve. At the University of Minnesota, we continually inspire the next great generation of innovators and empower each other during our search for knowledge. The University of Minnesota has five strong campuses--Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities--supporting one strong state. The U of M System is one of the most comprehensive in the nation, with offerings to meet the interests of every student and the changing needs of our society. We're proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota. The University is dedicated to keeping you and your family healthy—physically, emotionally, financially, socially, and professionally. We believe in the concept of "total compensation": a complete package of rewards that includes not just wages but a full scope of benefits to make sure our faculty and staff remain happy, healthy, and engaged in their work.