Northwestern University
3.8 of 5 339 reviews
www.northwestern.edu Evanston, IL 5000+ Employees

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Good place to work with good work environment.

Research Data Analyst Senior (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Northwestern University full-time for more than a year

ProsVery competitive benefits package, including education and retirement. Compensation competitive with other similar institutions.

ConsSometimes difficult to navigate the levels of administration. Somewhat unclear management structure at times. This is probably the case with similar institutions as well.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore clear management structure.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good research environment and beautiful lakeside view, however not the best salary/working conditions for grad students

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (Former Employee)
Evanston, IL

I worked at Northwestern University full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: It is a great research university. There is an emphasis to develop high-impact leading and innovative research. Colleagues are in general eager to discuss new… Cons: Massive buildings like the Tech Institute or Francis Searle are not the most welcoming inside. Some of the grad student offices can be dark with… Advice to Senior Management: Needs to attract more leading scientists to become a leader institution in complex systems and interdisciplinary… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great, friendly and cooperative lab to work in!

Research Associate (Current Employee)
Evanston, IL

I have been working at Northwestern University part-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Lab members are always willing and motivated to help out other members. Heather is an amazing PI who wants all… Cons: This lab has grown extremely quickly in the past few… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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