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New York, NY
10000+ employees
1938
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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Predating the American Revolution, Columbia University (founded as King's College in 1754) is the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the US. With a student population of about 25,000 and faculty of more than 3,600, the Ivy League ... Read more

Columbia University Reviews

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    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, interesting people, high standard

    Cons

    expensive city, busy work life, little vacation time

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Columbia University Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Columbia University (New York, NY) in February 2020.

    Interview

    I had an initial phone interview with recruiter. This was followed by in-person individual interviews with the HR recruiting lead, hiring manager and administrative leader on-site at the business location.

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