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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA (US)

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to pursue an advance degree and research, some of the best professors in the world, benefits are good as grad student.

    Cons

    Can be hard to find affordable housing with monthly stipend. Expensive area.

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University of California Berkeley Interviews

Updated 5 Nov, 2014
Updated 5 Nov, 2014

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    Research Assistant Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of California Berkeley.

    Interview Details

    They had a opening posted on their website. I emailed them my resume in an email explaining why I am interested in the position. I got a interview. I met with the PI and the Post- doctorate student who I will be directly working with. They asked about my previous experience and explained what the position was.

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    • For me the hardest part was whether I can be there for the summer. I was applying for a part-time during the semester. They also asked me to not take a class and devote that time to the lab.   Answer Question
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University of California Berkeley Awards and Accolades

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Best Colleges, US News, 2010

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Website www.berkeley.edu
Headquarters Berkeley, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1682
Type College / University
Industry Education
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The University of California at Berkeley has been organic from the beginning. UC Berkeley was created by the state's Organic Act of 1868, merging a private college and a land-grant institution. From modest East Bay beginnings came a world-class university that grew world-famous in the 1960s from the Free Speech Movement on campus, and for the social activism that still defines many of its students today. The 2,000 members of the faculty include eight Nobel laureates, four Pulitzer Prize winners, and 32 MacArthur Fellows (the "genius awards"). UC Berkeley, also known as Cal... More

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