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Excellent

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Former Employee - Help Desk Worker
Former Employee - Help Desk Worker

I worked at Northwestern University part-time (more than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Variety of work interaction with clients and users
Good learning experience in dealing with people and technology
Understanding supervisors when classes and exams come up

Cons

Not enough learning opportunities in terms of IT and software

Advice to Management

Offer more opportunities for students to learn more about IT

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  1. One of the best places to work that I have seen in the last 25 years

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    Former Contractor - Network Engineer in Evanston, IL
    Former Contractor - Network Engineer in Evanston, IL

    I worked at Northwestern University as a contractor (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Moving beyond the state of the art to break new ground in the networking and Internet field. With the ongoing deployment of state of the art equipment a network with thousands of nodes with a chance to work on the core of the next high speed Internet.

    Cons

    Many long term employees in positions make advancement difficult one must leave to create an opening.

    Advice to Management

    Value your contractors and keep learned experience inside the system.

  2. assistant professor at Northwestern University

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern University full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible and interesting, enjoying the experience working with smart colleagues and students

    Cons

    high pressure and low salary

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