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Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY

I worked at Columbia University full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Great team. It's important to gel with the team you sign on to as so much of your interaction will be with the team rather than the school as a whole
- Good work-life balance. The job does not require much commitment outside of working hours (9-5 generally)

Cons

- Promotions are limited to the department. Any job transitions outside of the department will be treated as a general hire.
- You need to be self motivated to not be discouraged by the sometimes indifferent employees.

Advice to Management

It's a hard job to manage so many independent departments. There's not much company culture, although there is a good deal of company morale generated from the company's academic prestige.

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  1. Research assistant

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Columbia University as an intern

    Pros

    Great academic environment, flexible hours and good health benefit and vacation times.

    Cons

    Low payment and the training opportunity in the lab is not enough.


  2. Great people, and great work environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia University full-time

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

    Pros

    Brilliant people you can learn from.

    Cons

    HR not as supporting as they could be.


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