Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s oldest technological research university.


The university offers degrees from five schools: Engineering; Science; Architecture; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; and the Lally School of Management & Technology; as well as an interdisciplinary degree in
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Institute programs serve undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals around the world. Nearly 29 percent of undergraduate students this year are from areas outside of the Northeast. First-year students hail from 43 states, in addition to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and from countries all around the world.


Rensselaer offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Students are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary programs that allow them to combine scholarly work from several departments or schools. The university provides rigorous, engaging, interactive learning environments and campus-wide opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and creativity.
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What is it like to work at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute?

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Work/Life Balance
3.7
Compensation/Benefits
3.7
Job Security/Advancement
3.8
Management
3.9
Culture
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What do employees at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute say about culture and work-life balance?

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Problems in high level management
Written by Research Engineer (Former Employee) from Troy, NY on September 10, 2019
I was shielded from the internal politics of the high level management by the local department. On local level things were great, but there was noticeable contention between university faculty and the upper management.
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What did candidates say about the interview at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute?

Interview experience
Based on 20 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 19 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 17 interviews
More than one month
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