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

Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee) Ithaca, NY

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

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A good place to work

    Consultant/Advisor III (Current Employee) 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… 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… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Depends what department you work in.

    Administrative Assistant III (Current Employee) Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: Good pay and benefits. Educational opportunities if you supervisor things… Cons: Low growth opportunities, not respected by most faculty, can't be problem solvers, no one follows the policies or requirement. Everything is an exception. When a… Advice to Senior Management: First hire staff that do the work not middle management. Make policies that people can follow and then enforce them, that includes faculty, staff, and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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