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Philips Research Reviews

Updated November 13, 2014
Updated November 13, 2014
15 Reviews
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  1.  

    Cool place for a Ph.D.

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    Former Employee - Research Intern in Briarcliff Manor, NY
    Former Employee - Research Intern in Briarcliff Manor, NY

    I worked at Philips Research as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, flexibility, and nice co-workers. Interesting research projects and result-driven.

    Cons

    Project funding can be hard from time to time depending on the corporate strategy.

    Recommends
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    balance of life and work

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    Former Employee - Internship in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Internship in New York, NY

    I worked at Philips Research as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I had a couple of meeting and talks weekly. The campus is very nice. Lots of sports going on every day.

    Cons

    It's not very convenient to live there. The living expense is much higher than the other cities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Interesting work but stressful.

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    Current Employee - Member Research Staff in Briarcliff Manor, NY
    Current Employee - Member Research Staff in Briarcliff Manor, NY

    I have been working at Philips Research full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The environment is open and people are friendly and nice. Work time is flexible. Innovation is inspired everyday.

    Cons

    My manager and my project lead often gave different and conflict directions for the research. Also, too many meetings can distract you from your work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more effective!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Similar to government. Great work/life balance.

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    Current Employee - Research Intern in Briarcliff Manor, NY
    Current Employee - Research Intern in Briarcliff Manor, NY

    I have been working at Philips Research as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance
    Great people to work with

    Cons

    No pushing
    Salary low
    Interns are cliquey (obviously this doesn't reflect general)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some risks and pay more to hire some competitive/driven people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    good environment for working and creating!!!!!!

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Philips Research as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    innovative, friendly environment, health-oriented, professional

    Cons

    a bit small organization, need commute from NYC

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more training for the interns, meet frequently

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Great Place for PHDS

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    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Philips Research as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Working environment is great. Employees are friendly and working hours are more flexible.

    Cons

    A little bit far away for Manhattan. Still, you can get to your office within 1 hour.

    Recommends
  8.  

    Great opportunity to work there

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Philips Research

    Pros

    Interesting projects, interdisciplinary environment, creative peers, u can choose the projects that u would like to do, quite free. Activities are hold there, enjoy the family day

    Cons

    Ideas of Design is weak. Some scientists are stubborn, u need to spend time on communicating. The process is complex.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Working at Philips research

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Eindhoven (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Eindhoven (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Philips Research full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good salary for researchers, good working conditions

    Cons

    no perspective, outdated management style

    Doesn't Recommend
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  10.  

    Get to work on interesting topics covering a wide range of application areas, e.g. lighting, healthcare, lifestyle.

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Eindhoven (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Eindhoven (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Philips Research full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenging research problems, Results are rewarded, Dept. bosses are encouraging and supportive, Get a chance to work on real problems that can have a large impact on society.

    Cons

    Open plan offices, Company size is on a downward trend. Not always easy to get funding for new project proposals.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Good Environment, Managers are very polite and good behavior

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Philips Research full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay well, work-life balanced, growth there as far as relevant work available

    Cons

    work is more in software development and testing, not good a place for embedded/hardware developers, only healthcare and lighting domain are strong, not much of work in latest technologies and hardware accelerated work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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