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

I have been working at Stanford University as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

great library collection,special collections in Green is outstanding, great and productive academic community, absolutely wonderful climate, good food, focus on research, many opportunities for research and academic career, international environment, fantastic outdoors - great fro hikers and swimmer,

Cons

high living costs, rents are very expensive

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    The value of Stanford's Graduate School

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

    I worked at Stanford University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Stanford is very well-connected. Being part of Stanford allows you to experience many interactions that are only possible in few places in the world. People takes your work more seriously, so cherish that opportunity and make the best of it.

    Cons

    With great power comes great responsibility. People here works hard, so you are expected to do the same. Prepare to do anything necessary to make your project a success.

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    I worked as a student inter.

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    Former Employee - Student Intern  in  Stanford, CA
    Former Employee - Student Intern in Stanford, CA

    I worked at Stanford University as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Very dynamic and lax schedule

    Cons

    Too free-form, should be more definite

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    Have more designated projects

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