Carnegie Mellon University

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Great place to work if you're okay with beaurocracy

IT Manager (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

ProsStrong work/life balance, staff is engaged and in and proud of the CMU environment and reputation, ability to attract talented staff, strong focus professional development, nice campus.

ConsTypical academic beaurocracy - takes a long time to get anything done, career success is often greatly influenced by who you can schmooze.

Advice to Senior ManagementValue staff in the same way you value students and profs.

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

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    Smart people, hard work, change the world

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Get to work with lots of smart, dedicated faculty, staff, and students. Cutting edge research solving real-world… Cons: Can be lots of bureaucracy and politics like any higher ed. Pay could be better. Intense work environment, not a lot… Advice to Senior Management: Keep giving people challenging work, cut down on the politics. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Carnegie Mellon University part-time for less than a year


    Pros: Able to review the materials that I have learned. Cons: Needed to spend a lot of time during the busiest… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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