Caltech (California)

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Top notch institution

Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee) Pasadena, CA

Pros- Surrounded by the best faculty and students
- No barrier to exchange, almost in a continuum of departments
- Lots of funding allows focus on basic research rather than specific applications

Cons- Undergrad student body feels socially awkward
- Small size makes it difficult to switch, even with a research field

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

     

    Nice place to work for

    Postdoctoral Scholar (Current Employee) Pasadena, CA

    I have been working at Caltech (California) full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: One of the best institutions in the world Excellent opportunities to publish… Cons: Not many options for growth: once you're hired as a postdoc there… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Brilliant minds doing the highest quality research

    Graduate Student In Physics (Current Employee) Pasadena, CA

    I have been working at Caltech (California) full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: My graduate school experience at Caltech has been very good. My classes were interesting, hard and… Cons: The administration often makes knee-jerk or reactionary decisions. There is little to no feedback on… Advice to Senior Management: Formalize reviews or feedback mechanisms for graduate students and their… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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