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An interesting balance between academics and 'reality'

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Current Employee - Research Assistant  in  Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL

I have been working at University of Chicago as an intern for more than 3 years

Pros

The U of C has a huge number of incredibly intelligent people, most of whom have a strong interest in their field and are very nice.

Cons

Though the people are very intelligent, they do not practice 'logical thinking' and 'human interaction' very well. There is a lot that goes wrong because everyone is thinking too far above the problem at hand.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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    A respect for ideas, but fearfulness to follow through on them

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Great intellectual environment. People are respected for their ideas above all else.

    Cons

    Heavily bureaucratic culture. Very top-down and fearful at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower employees to propose and pursue new ideas. Perhaps a competition similar to the Uncommon Fund organized for undergraduates.

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    Disapproves of CEO
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    Engaging great exposure

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Acclaimed staff, in-depth research opportunities, accountability.

    Cons

    Short-term projects can limit involvement.

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