University of Chicago
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www.uchicago.edu Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

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

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

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

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

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Pretty good for students, but not other demographics

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    I have been working at University of Chicago


    Pros: UChicago is really flexible if you are in a student position and considerate of your time constraints regarding class,… Cons: Unfortunately, if you're a transplant from another organization, the general low productivity and… More
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    graduate research assistant at UChicago

    Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time for more than a year


    Pros: flexible work time, easy to commute if you live in Hyde Park,… Cons: depending on the specific principal investigator, the work load can be too much. little… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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