Stanford University

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Stanford is a Great Place to Work!!

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Former Employee - Project Manager in Stanford, CA
Former Employee - Project Manager in Stanford, CA

I worked at Stanford University as a contractor (more than a year)

Pros

Beautiful campus.
Intelligent people.
Wonderful food, near the office.

Cons

Can be slow pace, which can be annoying at times.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

N/A, management is great and very accommodating.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Great place to be if you enjoy hiking

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Stanford, CA

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

    Pros

    Stanford is full of friendly people who want to be successful. Many people are more entrepreneurial than in other universities. Of course, there's the weather and the proximity to many hiking trails and tourist attractions in the bay. The Stanford name is also useful after graduating.

    Cons

    Not many people go to Stanford for its proximity to three major cities: San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland. Unfortunately I did and found not many like-minded people. In terms of career opportunities, do not depend on the CDC. Though they provide many programs to help find yourself, they were not very helpful in securing a job.

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    The best place to work for higher education in California

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

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

    Pros

    -Great work-life balance and encouragement to relax to motivate employees to work their hardest while they are at work.
    -Free gym access
    -Cheap pre-tax parking compared to UCD, UCB.
    -Discounted Staff Housing
    -Friendly people

    Cons

    -Commute to and from campus takes a while

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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