Northwestern University Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Northwestern University Vacation & Paid Time Off

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Employee Comments

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  • Nov 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Developer in Evanston, Illinois

    Lots of time off as the years go by but low pay.

  • Oct 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Evanston, Illinois

    Can't roll over the total amount of accumlated vaction days

  • Aug 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Evanston, Illinois

    Northwestern is fairly generous with vacation and paid time off, which helps considering their salary levels are lower than in companies.

  • Jul 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Best thing is that we have flexible hours and so the vacation can be planned in advance

  • May 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Evanston, Illinois

    start with 3 week, but does not get to 4 weeks until after 9 years. but you can carry over

  • Mar 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Manager Graduate Medical Education in Chicago, Illinois

    Management level start with 3 weeks of vacation, some available for use after 3 months.

  • Mar 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

    You get a lot of PTO here, the only downside is that vacation time is accrued on an hourly basis which is difficult when you need to take a larger chunk of time off.

  • Feb 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Financial Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

    Could use more vacation time or be granted it upfront every year instead of earned incrementally.

  • Jan 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Evanston, Illinois

    Sick days are separate from paid-time-off (vacation) days.

  • Dec 23, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Post Doctoral Fellow in Chicago, Illinois

    For the amount of work I do, and I don't get paid overtime. The vacation time is not enough.


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