Polytechnic Institute of NYU Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
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Pros
  • The work environment is full of energy and the support is amazing (in 14 reviews)

  • The work itself is what you make of it - if you only work the class sessions (labs, lectures, tours) then it's enjoyable work with flexible hours (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, amount of work is not equivalent to the effort needed (in 4 reviews)

  • Sorry but no cons except low wages though among students it would the most you would be getting (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Adjunct professor FRE

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great management of FRE DEpt.

    Cons

    none...now part of NYU even better

    Advice to Management

    keep ot up


  2. Graduate Assistant

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    learn a lot of things

    Cons

    Pay rate not very high


  3. Teaching asssitant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Learn new languages, teach undergraduates

    Cons

    Doesn't pay much attention to employees

    Advice to Management

    Be better


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  5. TA

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    learn with great profs such as Joel Rogers.

    Cons

    Not much money to earn


  6. Physics Tutor

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of free time
    Relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    Pay is not too high
    Some students can be a hassle


  7. I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU as a research assistant when I was studying there.

    Former Employee - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good health insurance,Great work environment, flexible time.

    Cons

    Low paid, the lab(not in the campus) is very far from subway station

    Advice to Management

    Please increase hourly paid rate.


  8. Working as a Graduate Assistant for Mathematics Department

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Talking with your friends and good people to work with

    Cons

    Not good environment and too much work load

    Advice to Management

    Please understand that they are students and not full-time employee


  9. Helpful and flexible hours

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Boss is understanding and humble

    Cons

    Less space and many people

    Advice to Management

    Increase the space by adding more facilities


  10. One of famous universities in New York

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lecturer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Lecturer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good facilities in campus, good cafeteria, nice building, many good professors

    Cons

    Reducing employee benefits, lots of politics issues in some departments, very low support from human resource department

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  11. Great place to work, ignore admin staff

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Director in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Technical Director in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Exciting Work
    Good People (for the most part)
    Location is great
    Great Benefits package

    Cons

    Inept payroll and HR department
    Facilities need improvement
    Pay could have been better

    Advice to Management

    HR and payroll is horrendous, fix it (may have been fixed since I left)



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