Yale University
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Yale University Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2014
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4.1 259 reviews

                             

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Yale University President Peter Salovey

Peter Salovey

(45 ratings)

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    Great pay for a student job! Really appreciate the opportunity to work as a student tech, would do it again.

    Student Tech (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    Pros-Beautiful campus
    -Friendly fellow employees
    -Great attentive employers who will listen to your suggestions and implement them fairly quickly. Idea turnaround/innovation is great here.
    -Everything is fairly centralized and close to each other; there isn't much travel time between locations.
    -Training sessions are paid and fun!

    Cons-Sometimes high-stress workload
    -Expected to fix too many problems with too little resources (too little manpower).
    -Sometimes understaffed
    -Not much room to climb up (expected, though).

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Student pay is great, hours are flexible

    Student Tech (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsReally high student minimum wage, administrators/bosses are very sympathetic to student responsibilities and allow for flexible scheduling

    ConsSometimes the responsibilities given to you at these student minimum wage jobs are very limited - not a whole lot of learning involved/irregular trainings

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter, more-regular training would greatly benefit both students and management. You won't have to hire as many employees if you just train the ones you already have well!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    Pros-Great Environment
    -Fair pay
    -Contact with some of the smartest people in the world
    -Excellent learning environment especially prior to undertaking a PhD

    ConsThere are none that I can think of. The university definitely treats its workers with great care and offers fair compensation. Its also great to be in an environment where you are constantly learning from others and from your work

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat! Keep it up!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great experience!

    Student Tech (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsThis was a great job, I was very satisfied with my work and the team. Great compensation, gained valuable customer service experience and loved helping students who were technologically challenged.

    ConsThis was a great job, I was very satisfied with my work and the team. Great compensation, gained valuable customer service experience and loved helping students who were technologically challenged. There were no real cons.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Yale has some of the best paid and happiest employers on a university campus.

    Office Assistant (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsSalary is higher than in most higher education institutions and management is happy and well paid. New Haven isn't the most beautiful city but campus is gorgeous and safe.

    ConsNew Haven is not the liveliest city for a young person. NYC is only a train ride away but nightlife is scarce.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Grad Student (Former Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsLots to do, very nice people, collaborative environment

    ConsNew Haven is not a very safe place, distance to NYC

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great School

    Computer Science Peer Tutor (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsBest school in the country

    ConsStressful, but it's worth it

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A wonderful place for student jobs

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood pay, also good coworkers

    Consthe work for students isn't demanding

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Account Assistant IV (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsPay is great and the benefits are even better

    ConsParking is expensive and no short term disability

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Couldn't find a better place to work!

    Student Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    ProsHigh student minimum wage, nice and friendly people. Never experienced any difficulties during the two years I was employed. Would recommend to anyone!

    ConsKind of a pain to get to and from work - the shuttles are not always the most reliable, but they do a decent job. New Haven gets quite cold in the winter, so be prepared for that.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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