Stanford University

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Congenial environment, smart people, great benefits

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Development Director in Stanford, CA
Current Employee - Development Director in Stanford, CA

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

Pros

Intellectually rich environment. Lots of flexibility. Pay is low but benefits high including tuition benefits for children and employee.

Cons

Academics lack management skills- resistent to set clear goals and measures.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Not delightful as I thought

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    Current Employee - Landscaper in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Landscaper in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Campus, working hours are good,

    Cons

    Management needs to have more positive attitude, to much Drama within the grounds crew.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Smile and be friendlier to your workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Post-doc at Stanford University

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Stanford, CA
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Stanford, CA

    I worked at Stanford University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They have a very helpful career center for postdocs. The career center provides seminars as well as one on one meeting with counselors. The health care benefits are decent. The campus is very pretty, with many outdoor areas. Many options for food on campus.

    Cons

    As a postdoc, you are not considered a full employee of the University. Therefore, a postdoc does not receive the same benefits as a full time Stanford employee. There is a fee for parking, and the cheaper options means there is a long walk to most buildings. While the food on campus is good, it is a little expensive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There are not many career opportunities for postdocs to stay at Stanford.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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