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Salem, OR
501 to 1000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Willamette University claims to be the first university in the West. Some 2,500 students are enrolled in the private, co-educational liberal arts school that offers undergraduate degrees in nearly 50 fields (politics, biology, English, psychology, and economics are among the ... Read more

Mission: Willamette University provides rigorous education in the liberal arts and selected professional fields. Teaching and learning, strengthened by scholarship and service, flourish in a vibrant campus community. A Willamette education prepares graduates to transform knowledge into ... Read more

Willamette University Reviews

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    I have been working at Willamette University full-time

    Pros

    Community, mission driven and overall a great place to work.

    Cons

    Better evaluations for all levels of the organization would allow for more growth and development opportunities. It will also hold individuals accountable.

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Willamette University Photos

Willamette University photo of: Students enjoying the sunshine by the millstream.
Willamette University photo of: Blitz the Bearcat, Willamette University's mascot!
Willamette University photo of: Ranked #24 in the West, WU offers students a high caliber education.
Willamette University photo of: Only a crosswalk away from Willamette you will find the Oregon State Capitol, courts and state agencies.
Willamette University photo of: Willamette's faculty are amazing, engaging and supportive of students.
Willamette University photo of: Among top 25 small schools for Peace Corps volunteers.
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Willamette University Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Willamette University.

    Interview

    First did a over the phone informational interview about a week after applying to provide me as the candidate with more information about the position. Friendly, genuine. Great questions, very open and welcoming. They were also wonderfully accommodating when setting up interview times,m.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked about relevant experience, and about a time you didn't meet something that was expected of you.   Answer Question
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Willamette University Awards & Accolades

  • 40 Colleges That Change Lives, Colleges That Change Lives, 2016
  • Willamette University named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, The Corporation for National and Community Service, 2014
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