Northwestern University
3.8 of 5 362 reviews
www.northwestern.edu Evanston, IL 5000+ Employees

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

Network Engineer (Former Employee)
Evanston, IL

ProsMoving 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.

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

Advice to Senior ManagementValue your contractors and keep learned experience inside the system.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good work life, but experience may depend on department/school

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Evanston, IL

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


    Pros: Schedule (M-F 8:30-5), decent benefits Cons: Have to wait 1 year after starting a job to transfer, salaries are not competitive with what one would get in corporate world unless you… More
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    I have been working at Northwestern University


    Pros: Great Benefits, flexible work schedule, decent pay Cons: Difficult to grow and transfer within Advice to Senior Management: Value the internal people and promote from within More
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