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CAL POLY Overview

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www.calpoly.edu
San Luis Obispo, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1940
College / University
Education
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Working at CAL POLY

Cal Poly students have more than one option, actually they have many. More formally known as California Polytechnic State University, the school offers more than 65 undergraduate degree programs, almost 30 master's programs, and one doctoral program. Founded in ... Read more

Mission: At Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in San Luis Obispo, CA
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    I have been working at CAL POLY part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Works with students to schedule reasonable hours

    Cons

    There are no cons here

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CAL POLY Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at CAL POLY.

    Interview

    Pretty straightforward. Just a phone call after emailing in regarding interest. Phone call lasted less than ten minutes.Don't know what else to say about this interview process as it was so simple and easy or straightforward process.

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Company Updates

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    Cal Poly Athletics Launches Redesign of Website GoPoly.com

    Cal Poly Athletics and Presto Sports have launched a redesign of GoPoly.com, featuring larger photos, easier navigation, crisp graphics and a cleaner design throughout the website.

  • This year Cal Poly has been selected as one of the seventeen universities to compete in the Solar Decathlon, a collegiate competition in which colleges from across the country design, create, and build functional net zero homes. The competition will be held from October 8th through the 18th. To learn more about the project, visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vITyP.

    We Are Solar Cal Poly

    The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition in which 17 universities across the nation form teams to create and build functional net zero homes. The competition is judged on efficiency, cost, overall aesthetic, consumer appeal, and communication. Cal Poly was selected as a candidate to enter the competition this year, which will be held in October 2015.

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CAL POLY Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
  • Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

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