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Research Assistant at Stanford University

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

I have been working at Stanford University full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

very flexible schedule, very good pay for the amount of work. Could learn a ton of different things from all different people. Very good location, very good weather. Great faculty and very creative student. Good facility for doing research.

Cons

Requires a lot of self motivation, if not you could find your self wasting away time in a very not good way.

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    Researcher

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stanford University

    Pros

    Lots of freedom, good atmosphere. Lots of amenities. Good healthcare. Lots of really smart people to work with. They have buses that takes you to transportation hubs for easy access to the rest of the bay area. Good boost to your

    Cons

    Advisors are far too busy to really advise you. You must navigate and guide your own research career path. Money and grants are always tight, and you find yourself scrambling

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    One of the top research institutions for undergraduates

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

    I have been working at Stanford University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Paid based on level of expertise, special technical or language skills necessary for the task, etc

    Cons

    Experience dependent on the specific department and advisor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sometimes difficult to communicate with the payroll office

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