Columbia University

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Exciting graduate student life

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Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in New York, NY
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in New York, NY

I have been working at Columbia University part-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

A lot of smart people around.
The University provides a lot of opportunities for you to learn, to achieve.
Manhattan living is exciting

Cons

If your adviser is terrible, then everything is screwed.
Most Ph.D. students spent spend a lot of time doing research, if you don't like research, it's painful.

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Neutral Outlook
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    Very satisfying

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at Columbia University part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment, friendly collegues, good pay

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

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    A really reactive, not proactive work environment.

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    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great tuition benefits, easy hours, standard salary.

    Cons

    Progressive management doesn't seem to exist. People work here for years and years with no incentive to grow or move forward.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to attract young, smart talent and invest in changing your management models.

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