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Great environment

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
Current Intern - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY

I have been working at Columbia University as an intern (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Meet amazing professors and work at an awesome campus
Lots of extra free food left over from various functions.
Good pay

Cons

Lots of boring admin work
Sometimes professors are not the most socially adept people in the world and can come across as unnecessarily demanding on illogical tasks

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  1. The work role is not as challenging as i was hoping for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Accountant in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You come across a wide variety of people.

    Cons

    Limited scope of an employee.


  2. Columbia University Decentralized Environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia University full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    *Good people
    *Interesting work impacting on a global scale
    *Broad range of ever changing projects
    *Exposer to many diverse working experiences form sourcing a test tube, to shipping motocycles to South Afica or negotiating contracts for world class researchers to consult on specific projects.
    *Many opportunities with in the University

    Cons

    *Very Hierarchal
    *You can spends months on a project working with a team and then have all your efforts disregarded because you never know who the final decision maker is.
    *Work life is difficult

    Advice to Management

    Lean Management


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