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New York, NY
10000+ employees
1938
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$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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    I worked at Columbia University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people
    The positive atmosphere
    The beautiful campus
    Good benefits

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work

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Columbia University Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Columbia University (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I had to submit a CV/resume through the online Columbia Jobs application system. Then I had to answer a couple of questions via email. Then I was interviewed through the phone. Then I had to wait for two months, until the position suddenly became 'filled' in the system. I have not received any emails, nobody ever got back to me to let me know that I did not get the position.

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