Weill Cornell Medical College

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Weill Cornell Medical College Reviews

Updated October 14, 2014
Updated October 14, 2014
108 Reviews
3.3
108 Reviews
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Weill Cornell Medical College Dean Laurie H. Glimcher
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company offers great benefits, including a generous tuition reembursement (in 11 reviews)

  • Work Life Balance, although depending on your supervisor, this might change (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • low pay, for NYC this is hard to manage well (in 4 reviews)

  • In fact they allow people within the work environment to be disruptive, harassing fellow employees (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Environment, great people

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The IT Dept is a great place to learn and grow. People are helpful and open with information. Will help you to find your niche. Do not overwork you in terms of hours. Overall a supportive environment where you can choose to learn the ins and outs of multiple disciplines. Managers are very accessible, with an open door policy.

    Cons

    Rigid start and end times on daily hours. Don't have a work from policy. Some amount of micromanaging from some managers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Well-respected institution

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    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time

    Pros

    The medical, dental, eye care vision package along with the 401k benefits are fantastic. Vacation/personal/sick days are also a generous package. Weill Cornell is a well-respected institution in medicine and education with very smart passionate individuals.

    Cons

    It is hard to advance to new position and there is not very much room for growth. While the benefits are great, the annual increases are tiny.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Postdoc Associate at WCMC

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate

    I have been working at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedule; health insurance plan

    Cons

    time off policy; no retirement benefit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide more career plan;

    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Web Designer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Web Designer in New York, NY

    I worked at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits were excellent, lots of paid vacation.

    Cons

    Management lacks integrity and respect to low-paid workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    The experience is ok. Little room for growth.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Weill Cornell Medical College

    Pros

    Benefits. Health plan and dental plan are great. Also get discounted prices for lunch in the Presbyterian food hall.

    Cons

    Small personal days that expire after a year.401k isn't introduced until you pass probationary period. Do not get paid for over time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salaries and open up more sorts for advancement.

  7.  

    Great hospital

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time

    Pros

    fabulous MD's and services-great reputation

    Cons

    very small if any yearly increases-that s the only con

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Financial Analyst

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Provide plenty of vacation time.

    Cons

    The department was run like a boys club. Incredibly low salaries despite being located in NYC. Career plans are mostly lip service.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Medical College itself, excellent - subdivisions HORRIBLE.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Call Center
    Former Employee - Call Center

    I worked at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good vacation time.

    Cons

    Work environment, the office was in the basement with no windows or air ventilation, supervisor had favorites,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    VALUE your employees with more than words.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great institution to work for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Technician II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Research Technician II in New York, NY

    I have been working at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Top of the line medical research, well funded, and state of the art facilities. Great collaboration with Sloan-Kettering and Rockefeller University. Great benefits and productive environment.

    Cons

    Hard to change positions and grow into something bigger as it is a science academic environment. The departments are confusing and sometimes poses issues with getting things done regarding human resource issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions in the scientific end should be easier and should be streamlined with a layer out plan. But as in science, it is all based on grant money so I am not sure what could be done to improve this.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Physician Organizations Financial Services

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Weill Cornell Medical College full-time

    Pros

    The management is absolutely the best. they are personable, engaged and very invested in teaching and leading their team to better each employee's performance.

    The work environment is great, the employees are friendly and all are very supportive.

    Cons

    Promotions are painstakingly slow. But that's also due to incredibly low turnover rates. (double edged sword)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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