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Washington, DC
1001 to 5000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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"A room without books is like a body without a soul." If Cicero was correct, then this book repository's got it all. The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution in the US. The institution boasts more than ... Read more

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    I have been working at Library of Congress part-time (More than a year)

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    Nice place and people to work with

    Cons

    There is too much rush during weekend duties

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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Library of Congress.

    Interview

    I applied on USAJobs.gov, invited for an interview less than a week later. Conducted via skype with a panel of 3 interviewers. 6 questions were exactly from the job description / required qualifications, just asking for exact experience. At the end they asked for references and a writing sample, said they would be in touch, but this was the last time I heard from them. No replies to my emails, 4 months later I found through an informal source they hired someone else for the position.

    They could definitely do better with communication to applicants about the status of their candidacy.

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