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Great place to start of a scientific career

Research Technologist II (Current Employee) Evanston, IL

ProsI have worked for 3 different lab at NU and I must say they were all professional, relaxed and willing to help you learn and expand your scientific understanding.

ConsCollaboration is sometimes slow and political.

Advice to Senior ManagementHelpful and mostly available.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Director of Operations in a multi million $ federally funded Research Center

    Director of Operations (Current Employee) Evanston, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern University full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Great science, outstanding faculty, excellent students, superb reputation Cons: Upper management is largely clueless about how faculty directors manage personnel and funds. Certain faculty get "rockstar"… Advice to Senior Management: VPs are usually arising from within the ranks of faculty.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    Research Assistant

    Research Assistant (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Northwestern University full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Work Life balance, good benefits (i.e. tuition reimbursement, health insurance) Cons: Low pay, lack of respect from MD's, poor management Advice to Senior Management: Offer mandated management training--do not promote until one is inept. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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