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Updated May 14, 2018
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CEA Administrateur Général Bernard Bigot
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Pros
  • s ; management de la sous-traitance ; ambiance de travail ; CE (in 43 reviews)

  • de faire de la recherche de haut niveau (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • s par rapport aux publications-pas toujours bien pour les doctorants (in 10 reviews)

  • thodes de travail qui ne marche pas (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Manager in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CEA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun work environment, great people.

    Cons

    High Stress environment which can take its toll


  2. "Great organization for technological and applied R&D"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CEA full-time

    Pros

    CEA has always had a strong management structure.
    Research is organized in projects, meaning you know what you are working for.

    Cons

    Decision processes can sometimes be long and involve many people.
    There is pressure on funding, in particular from public sources.

    Advice to Management

    Keep developing research on non-nuclear, and not only nuclear, CO2-free energy.
    Don’t lose CEA’s scientific and technical excellence.

  3. "N/a"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CEA full-time

    Pros

    very fun place to work

    Cons

    you have to put a lot of time in

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  4. "R&D Engineer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great porjects, latest equipment, awesome environment

    Cons

    Some lazy colleagues rely on interns for the job

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people not only in technologies


  5. "Cool environment to work in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CEA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are cool and nice. They help each other to be better. Not sick competitive ambience

    Cons

    Things take a bit long time, i.e Slow rhythm and bureaucracy,


  6. "Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CEA full-time

    Pros

    enought financial means to buy what needed

    Cons

    no downsides during my year there


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Grenoble (France)
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Grenoble (France)
    Recommends

    I worked at CEA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Extraordinary infrastructure and equipement.
    - Possibility to work on cutting-edge R&D projects

    Cons

    - A lot of bureaucracy

  8. "Not the job of your dream but brings you a sustainable life"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CEA full-time

    Pros

    A lot of advantages, secured position

    Cons

    lack of long-term strategy, too many segmentations within the company

    Advice to Management

    trustworthy but poor and opaque management


  9. "Just ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CEA full-time

    Pros

    Secure job, Nice advantages, light working hours.

    Cons

    Not very stimulating, boring environment


  10. "PhD Candidate at CEA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Grenoble (France)
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Grenoble (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CEA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Friendly Colleagues
    - Cool atmosphere, not pressured by profit making
    - Patenting your research is relatively easy
    - Publishing is also easy
    - Great research equipment

    Cons

    - Terrible Administrative Procedures
    - Terrible IT Procedures
    - Terrible Management, depending on the teams you work in
    - The atmosphere and working methods are too different depending on which lab or team you work in

    Advice to Management

    - Leaner management
    - Less administrative burden


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