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www.bu.edu
Boston, MA
10000+ employees
1839
College / University
Education
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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With colleges and universities thick on the ground in Boston, Boston University (BU) amounts to more than just a hill of beans. Founded as a Methodist seminary in 1839, the private university has more than 33,000 students at its campus on the banks of the Charles River and its ... Read more

Mission: Boston University is an international, comprehensive, private research university, committed to educating students to be reflective, resourceful individuals ready to live, adapt, and lead in an interconnected world. Boston University is committed to generating new knowledge to ... Read more

Boston University Reviews

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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boston University part-time

    Pros

    Ability to learn
    Ability to grow
    Ability to add to your skills and network

    Cons

    Time consuming / Challenging
    Given unfulfilling tasks

    Advice to Management

    Many different supervisors therefore pick a professor that describes your niche.

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Boston University Interviews

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    Office Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Boston University (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    Very easy. One in person interview. Got a call a few days later saying I got the position. Was able to start working the following week after filling out paperwork.

    Interview Questions

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