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Tough location, but there are some benefits; great place to live if you love small, liberal college towns.

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Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant  in  Ithaca, NY
Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY

I worked at Cornell University part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Pay is good, Cornell staff in general are very friendly, Cornell and Ithaca in general are beautiful.

Cons

Hours worked much higher than expected, little mentoring from faculty (though that is almost certainly department-specific), food on campus is too expensive for graduate students, Ithaca is far from...everything

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Improve work/life balance. Your graduate students are a very important resource - overworking them is problematic on many levels.

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    A good place to work

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    Current Employee - Consultant/Advisor III  in  Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant/Advisor III in Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, good morale, good work/life balance. Takes front line employees advice into consideration. Higher ups make an effort to meet with front line employees at least yearly to get a feel for what's going on.

    Cons

    Lower salary than average. Large employer so sometimes decisions are made that make sense for the whole university, but don't fit well or at all with individual units. Very large range in what resources are available depending on unit or work area so look into the specific unit you're going to be working in - central IT will be very differently staffed and resourced than a small research group which will be different from student support.

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    Not bad

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    Current Employee - Student Worker At Cornell Dinning  in  Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Student Worker At Cornell Dinning in Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Cornell University part-time

    Pros

    Beautiful campus and nice people here.

    Cons

    It is so cold, especial in winter

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