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University of California Berkeley Interviews

Updated 20 Jan 2015
Updated 20 Jan 2015

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    Graduate Student Instructor Interview

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    The hiring process begins with an online application where you indicate your course preferences. There's also space to submit or upload your CV. After submission, professors choose students based on preference. Final assignments are formalized by the GSI coordinator. There isn't a formal interview, but professors talk to one another to see who might be a good fit. First time GSI's are often assigned to a general, lower division course.

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Headquarters Berkeley, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1682
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
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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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