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

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

I worked at Northwestern University as a contractor for less than a year

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.

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Value your contractors and keep learned experience inside the system.

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    Graduate assistant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern University

    Pros

    Freedom to set own schedule

    Cons

    Lack of compensation
    Rampant exploitation of graduate students

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    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 for more than 10 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    high pressure and low salary

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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