Stanford University

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Stanford is a great place to do research, and there is a lot of exciting work happening here.

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

I have been working at Stanford University full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

- Surrounded by very smart people
- Lots of exciting research happening everywhere
- Diversity in the student body (undergrad and grad) provides many opportunities for collaboration
- Strong support for entrepreneurship
- Easy access to Silicon Valley investors and companies
- Beautiful campus and weather

Cons

- Very expensive to live in the area
- Parking difficult to find if you commute to campus
- Driving within campus is a mess and very slow
- Graduate student pay is low relative to living costs in the area

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Build some more parking lots and pay the grad students more, and we'll all be happy!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanford University

    Pros

    I loved the managers' friendliness and understanding of academic pressures.

    Cons

    Little hours due to large number of students working there.

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    Great Experience, great people

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

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

    Pros

    Can share great ideas around fantastic and smart people

    Cons

    Very fast paced, can be pretty stressful for some time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow more time to digest, since it is a school

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