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Cornell University Benefits

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  • Health Insurance  (35 comments)

    “Cornell offers two health benefits, one under the Endowed Benefit Plan which provides a range of pricing covering a range of family needs, and a New...”

  • Sick Days  (10 comments)

    “Very generous sick day accruals are provided along with the ability to use that time in a very flexible and generous way.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (7 comments)

    “Cornell offers an industry leading vacation and paid-time off bank, that provides tremendous flexibility to employees. In addition, the University...”

  • Feb 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Ithaca, New York State

    Cornell has an excellent 403B Plan that contributes a minimum of 10% of salary towards retirement, and allows you to contribute additional funds up to the IRS maximum.

  • Mar 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Ithaca, New York State

    Nice benefits package; vacation time, personal leave, retirement benefit and health insurance

  • Feb 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PhD Graduate Student in Ithaca, New York State

    Health care is provided. Other benefits unclear. I take vacation, but am unsure if it's actually official

  • Jan 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Student Assistant in Ithaca, New York State

    it has health insurance and everything an employer can provide.

  • Jan 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Director in Ithaca, New York State

    Employee Degree Program and retirement contributions are the best. Health insurance offered is okay, but the dental/vision was not good. Vacation amount and policies were good. The EAP is terrific.

  • Jan 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Administrative Assistant in New York, New York State

    The coverage in NYC is good. It did have only a certain time window where it could be adjusted. So you have to be sure of what your benefits plan covers.

  • Jan 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, New York State

    Flexible schedule and health insurance.

  • Oct 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    The family is extremely more expensive than the individual. Almost everything is covered .

  • Oct 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, New York State

    Grad students dont have much benefits that is why we tried to make an union but did not work

  • Oct 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Ithaca, New York State

    Good benefits like 401a, health & dental

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (10)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

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