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Graduate student

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Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Stanford, CA
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Stanford, CA

I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Top class education;
Top people you can network with;
A lot of resources to use;
It's also good brandname.

Cons

Ph.D takes a long time to finish
And not necessarily add good transferrable skills.

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  1. Postdoc Fellow

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom in research, relaxed environment, close relationship with hospital to translate your research.

    Cons

    The benefit of a postdoc is not very high, and the length of time is short, you cannot be a postdoc forever. It's based on grant and funding situation and varies different lab.

  2. A great place to be..

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Stanford, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Financial stability, tons of opportunities to develop your career, great community

    Cons

    Often one feels that it's all about the name and nothing else. One feels like a small and unimportant part of huge machine.

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