Duke University

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A good place to postdoc for a bit

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Duke University

Pros

Beautiful campus and good facilities

Cons

Not too much going on in the area

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Sub-par

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Durham, NC

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

    Pros

    Taught me to work more independently and rely on myself.

    Cons

    Terrible administration. They made life very difficult. Ranomly will lose your insurance, or not get paid one month, or lose an opportunity because someone failed to compltete a form on time. I wish it was an irregular occurrance, but it's not. It happens to everyone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire detail-oriented people. Educate them on how to do their job properly, and have consequences for them if they fail. This university has a name to uphold, and it will lose that standing if it doesn't start cari g for its employees through better administation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great work environment

    Former Employee - Circulation Assistant in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Circulation Assistant in Durham, NC

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

    Pros

    Duke is a great place to work as a student. There are tons of job opportunities on campus. Working as a Circulation Assistant at Perkins Library is typically coveted by both undergraduates and grad students because you basically get paid to work on homework.

    Pros
    -laid-back environment
    -able to do homework at work
    -easy work

    Cons

    -pay was kind of low, but i was a student working part-time anyway
    -nothing else really

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