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At Princeton, every member of our community plays an important role in our mission of teaching and research. That mission provides every faculty and staff member with the opportunity to make an impact bigger than oneself. Learn about working at Princeton and meet some of our ... Read more

Mission: As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Video Library Assistant in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Video Library Assistant in Princeton, NJ

    I worked at Princeton University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Not very hard, great bosses, good pay

    Cons

    There were no cons to this job!

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Princeton, NJ
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Met with several members of the HR department, some individually, some together with another staff member, after passing an initial phone interview. Some of the interviewers showed very thinly veiled disdain; I suppose it was not their particular choice to invite me for the in-person interview or they felt they had far better things to do. In another interview with two staff members, one very obviously zoned out, yawned(!), and showed a total lack of interest while his colleague took over to explain some things and while I talked. Is this on purpose? It certainly didn't seem like acting. While certain staff members showed professionalism and general cordiality, the rest left a very sour taste in my mouth for the university and had I been offered the position I seriously question whether I could have joined that environment. I do not anticipate seeking further opportunities at this institution.

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