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Worked there from February 1981 until December 2012

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I worked at Riverside Research Institute full-time (More than 10 years)

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

Pros

Not-for-Profit research organization doing work for protection of our country and the benefits of its population

Cons

Competing for Government contracts land grants

Advice to Management

Don't forget that the most valuable asset it has are its employees.

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  1. Great Experience

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Riverside Research Institute as an intern

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They have a strong commitment to continuing education including helping pay for employees to get a masters/Doctorate. Office is clean and break rooms have free snacks and drinks for employees (Interns have to pay 25 cents) They have flexible hours to work you can come in and work early or late or standard 8:00 to 5:00. As an intern you gain a lot of real world experience and you get to do what you were hired into so no form filling, phone answering, etc. Friendly and helpful employees that are willing to help you if needed. They are also non-profit so a lot of free cookouts/etc. for employees.

    Cons

    For a software developer the environment may at times be restrictive. The non-profit nature means long term employment can be hit or miss depending on funding. Sometimes corporate decisions/policies are confusing and seem to cause issues. Benefits also are somewhat shrinking.


  2. Helpful (2)

    My experience with Riverside Research has been good, overall.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at Riverside Research Institute

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Riverside Research has better benefits than any other government contractor in the WPAFB area. Compensation is also very competitive, if you are able to accurately estimate what you should be making and ask for it. Riverside treats their employees like family and is loath to let anyone go. Though contracts come and go, Riverside recognizes that people are its greatest asset and works hard to find people new positions.

    Cons

    Due to the nature of government contracts (i.e. the tendency of employees to be embedded at client sites), it can be difficult to gain recognition for accomplishments. Employees with behavioral problems tend to get special treatment in the form of better positions.


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