Columbia University
3.6 of 5 443 reviews
www.columbia.edu New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Research Assistant

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Columbia University full-time for more than a year

Prosresearch experience
preparation for graduate school
professor recommendation for grad school apps
intellectual growth
challenge oneself with material outside coursework
teamwork

Consthe pay is not even minimum wage

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A lot of behind the scene power struggles not visible until you're at the very top.

Director (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Columbia University full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: New York City is the most intense place you can… Cons: New York City housing is tremendously expensive on a regular academic salary. If you are recruited without anyone that can stand up for… Advice to Senior Management: Have a strong allied person that will stand up for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Stable job with decent benefits, but salary parity does not exist

Office of Administration (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Columbia University full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: It is a large institution so there are options for… Cons: With a large institution comes layers and layers of bureaucracy so it can be… Advice to Senior Management: Devise a human resources strategy that is more transparent, with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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