Columbia University Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Oct 30, 2020

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Columbia University President and Trustee Lee C. Bollinger
Lee C. Bollinger
870 Ratings
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  1. "There Is A Reason I Have Stay Here For So Long!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Faculty Technology Support Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits (tuition exemption), Great culture, Great Work Life Balance, Great Networking Opportunity, IVY League University

    Cons

    Pay isn't the greatest which is unfortunate.

  2. "A lot of work for modest pay"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Columbia University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Offers great benefits and a beautiful working environment.

    Cons

    It is competitive and hierarchical. You're expected to work a lot for modest pay.

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  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Fellow in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Generally meet and work with great people, supportive and willing to help. The university offers great benefits for employees.

    Cons

    Environment can occasionally become very bureaucratic and slow moving

  4. "Lots of pros"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Educational Technologist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, excellent work environment, understanding manager

    Cons

    All of the pros basically depend on the department you work in. Some offices are better than others and I'm lucky to have found a place that treats me well within the university.

  5. "Solid place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    good pay, great benefits, gorgeous campus, some really smart people, generally they mean well

    Cons

    huge, cumbersome organization with complicated internal politics

  6. "Great place to work and great benefits!"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Marketing Director 

    I worked at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, great benefits, interesting work

    Cons

    Some administrative bureaucracy to deal with, sometimes don't apply policies consistently

  7. "Stable and pleasant but lacking in challenges"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - User Support Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Columbia University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and laid back

    Cons

    Somewhat stagnant atmosphere, little incentive for growth

  8. "Good workplace"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Columbia University part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and great colleagues

    Cons

    The worklife balance was not the best

  9. "Associate Research Scientist"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    Columbia University provides great benefits (back-up care/medical and dental insurance)

    Cons

    low salary for postdocs, poor management of people by some PIs

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  10. "Great Place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RCM 

    I worked at Columbia University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, shuttle service

    Cons

    Long interview process, toxic management

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