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  • www.northwestern.edu
  • Evanston, IL
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1851
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

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What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its ...

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Northwestern University Reviews

4.2
82%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
Approve of CEO
Morton Schapiro
Morton Schapiro
850 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Great place to work"

Aug 8, 2022 - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Beautiful campus and competitive salary.

Cons

It can be a commute if you don’t live in Evanston.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Northwestern University

3.9
(557 Reviews)

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How is diversity at Northwestern University?

...Major systems issues, scarcity mentality and poor distribution of resources, poor diversity and inclusion efforts, disorganization, lack of merit increases, promotions, and general opportunities for growth...Read More

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Northwestern University Interviews

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Positive72%
Negative10%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online62%
Employee Referral12%
Campus Recruiting12%
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What is paid time off like at Northwestern University?

...The people are nice, chill environment, great benefits (tuition, health, 2 weeks of sick time, 3 weeks of PTO)....

July 12, 2022

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Employees rate Northwestern University 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 3,002 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 82% of employees would recommend working at Northwestern University to a friend. This is based on 2,754 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

72% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Northwestern University as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Northwestern University.

67% of employees think that Northwestern University has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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