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!

Recommends
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    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Stanford, CA

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

    Pros

    The campus has many facilities that are accessible. Its a great place to do science.

    Cons

    Cost of living is very expensive. Rent can cost over $1800 for a studio in Palo Alto.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Graduate Student / RA

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stanford University

    Pros

    Smart people and nice campus

    Cons

    Not that I can think of

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