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    MIT is a great place to place to develop new skills and interact with highly intelligen and engaging scientists and engi

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    I worked at MIT

    Pros

    Public transportation in Boston is great! MIT also has a excellent attitude when it comes to developing an inclusive and open campus environment.

    Cons

    Winter in Boston can be challenging to say the least. Likewise, cost-of-living in the area make a student/postdoc less attractive.

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MIT Interviews

Updated Sep 10, 2014
Updated Sep 10, 2014

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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at MIT in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied for job posted end of April. Phone interview 2 weeks later, on-campus interview 2 weeks after that. Long interview on campus, about 6 hours, including a presentation for a just above entry-level position. It was several weeks before I heard a decision and I had to reach out to them. Was told by one employee that a decision would not be made for another week but received another reply from different employee same day saying they had selected someone. Hmm. Several months later I found out they didn't hire anyone. Would have liked a little more transparency...

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    • Question regarding student development theories. I had not been in grad school for over two years at this point and couldn't recall specific names or publications.   Answer Question
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MIT Awards and Accolades

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Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
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Website www.mit.edu
Headquarters Cambridge, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1861
Type College/University
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) really takes the prize. A leading research institution, the school is typically granted more patents annually than any other university, and about 60 people associated with MIT are Nobel Prize recipients. Blending that science and engineering acumen with a top business program (including the Sloan School of Management), MIT graduates have started more than 4,000 companies -- Hewlett-Packard and Intel, for example. MIT has more than 10,000 students, about 60% of whom attend graduate school. The faculty of the nearly three... More

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