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It's like early retirement

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Current Employee - Scientific Administrator in Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Current Employee - Scientific Administrator in Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Good benefits, peaceful environment with great views

Cons

Some of the scientists can be quite anal; not much room for advancement

Other Employee Reviews for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

  1. great research instituteion

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    Former Intern - Genetics Intern in Cold Spring Harbor, NY
    Former Intern - Genetics Intern in Cold Spring Harbor, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked in a genetics lab as an intern. Resources were fantastic, anywhere from farms to high end microscopes. You can definitely see why they're number one in citations. Supportive research environment. Coworkers are extremely intelligent, and very friendly. Interview was fairly straightforward. Great working environment, many opportunities to attend seminars and talks, limited access to the near-weekly conferences held there.

    Cons

    Space, at least in my lab, was really cramped. Employee lab safety training occurred pretty late in my internship Parking space is impossible. I don't understand why they can't add more spaces.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Would be nice to see more social events between departments; not that much fun to have everyone in the campus look unfamiliar.


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    Great Place to Do Research

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Easily approachable. And most people will not try to scoup your work, so you can talk freely about what you're doing. Community is fairly small, so everyone gets to know each other. Lots of opportunities to get to know exciting, smart, and active researchers in and outside of the Lab. Lots of opportunities for collaborations. Top-notch research. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    PIs (principle investigators) are a little more "god"-like than I have noticed at other universities, so they are not as approachable. Nonetheless, access is easy and if you want, go for it. Labs are somewhat cliquey, so it is tough breaking through those barriers at times. Area is expensive to live in.

    Advice to Management

    Cold Spring Harbor is incredibly expensive to live in. Increase graduate students and postdocs pay. It's a shame that the majority ground-breaking work is done by people who get paid near-poverty salaries.


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