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What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its ...

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    Northwestern is a top-tier school with world renowned research programs. The pay is not huge, but the experience and the opportunities you get are invaluable. Working as a research assistant in your undergrad you can get your name on a scientific journal publication, get a recommendation letter from a professor with a name in your field.


    Low pay, but it is somewhat sufficient to sustain yourself in the area

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      The interview process was normal. There was a phone interview and a panel interview. The process wasn't long and the questions were relevant. Review the job description & you should be fine.

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