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    Ability to collaborate with multiple scientists.

    Cons

    Limited budget to retain guest researchers and post docs.

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National Institute of Standards and Technology Interviews

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    Straightforward interview, I went to the lab and answered questions about my work. Answered a few technical questions and introduced myself to the team. Spent some time learning about the different kinds of projects they were doing before I picked one.

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