Virginia Tech
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www.vt.edu Blacksburg, VA 5000+ Employees

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Exciting university, if you work for the right professor

Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Blacksburg, VA

ProsLots of brilliant people
Fairly quiet town (except on football weekends)
 Low cost of living

ConsFootball obsession is sickening and threatens to overshadow tremendous engineering departments.

Advice to Senior ManagementAdvice to President of university: Pay more attention to academics, and spend more on library/faculty rather than jazzying up the gymnasium.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A position without future

    Postdoctoral Research Associate (Current Employee)
    Blacksburg, VA

    I have been working at Virginia Tech


    Pros: University/Academic setting Facilities are very good Meet lot of people Small town, you… Cons: Postdoctoral research positions are cheap "very skilled labor" for universities so that they can compete with other research organizations. It may be essential if you… Advice to Senior Management: Something needs to be done about the postdoctoral situation. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great environment to work, pay is below average but benefits are amazing.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Virginia Tech


    Pros: The people, the support for furthering your education, and benefits are all good reasons to work here. … Cons: Because the university is located in southwest Virginia the opportunities that exist in large cities aren't… Advice to Senior Management: Keep an eye on middle management, they sometimes fail to voice the concerns of their employees.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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