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Long Beach, CA
10000+ employees
1962
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$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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California State University System turns students into teachers. The university, known simply as CSU, traces its roots to the state's teaching colleges and trains the majority of California's teachers and staff. CSU is neck-and-neck with the ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Clinical Assistant Professor in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Clinical Assistant Professor in Long Beach, CA

    I have been working at California State University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nice environment, wonderful students, great programs

    Cons

    Department politics can sometime go out of hand

    Advice to Management

    Make sure faculty morale is high

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California State University Interviews

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    Research Analyst Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at California State University.

    Interview

    I had a 15-minute "screening" interview with an HR person, then just a 1 hour interview with a panel of five people. Unfortunately I did not get a 1-1 interview with the person who would be my immediate supervisor.

    It's after the interview and "soft offer" that the crazy part begins: a full background check involving previous salary verification and reference checks, and every address you've had for the past 7 years. It took forever.

    Interview Questions

    • They were reading scripted questions, really didn't deviate much from their script. I left really not knowing much about the job I was applying for (other than what it said in the description and had researched before).   Answer Question
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