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Updated November 18, 2018
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  • "Not much work life balance - very hard to have a life" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Small city in the middle of nowhere" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Director of Human Resources"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Ithaca, NY
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Cornell University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Incredibly talented colleagues and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    No Cons are noted at this time.

    Cornell University Response

    Apr 3, 2018 – Office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We value your input and are happy to hear you are enjoying your experience at Cornell University. If you’d like to provide further feedback please... More


  2. "Great Place for Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Nice research environment for graduate students

    Cons

    No downsides so far observed from the university

  3. "SSDS Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Cornell University part-time

    Pros

    Incredible way of acquiring experience you would get on the aerospace industry, as well as an great door to meet experienced members of the industry.

    Cons

    None. Quite happy with how things are going.


  4. "Postdoctoral Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Great resources and opportunities for professional development

    Cons

    Campus access via personal vehicle is cost prohibitive


  5. "PhD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    get paid well and low pressure

    Cons

    Food is bad and expensive


  6. "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University part-time

    Pros

    Encouraging environment full of diverse people

    Cons

    Honestly I have nothing to say


  7. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    lots of funding, low teaching requirements

    Cons

    lots of stress, high expectations

  8. "Structural Mechanics and Materials"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    In depth analysis on materials and how things move. Good professors and guidance

    Cons

    Not enough design courses since not a traditional design school


  9. "None"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good Networking skills and opportunities

    Cons

    None at all, it is great


  10. "Visiting Lecturer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work. Smart Students and Colleagues

    Cons

    Low job security. Sometimes low social interaction.


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