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Cornell University Reviews

Updated March 19, 2017
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  1. "Know your worth"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, depending on what part of the university you are in, are amazing. Endowed v non endowed vary. Union v non-union vary

    Cons

    Low institutional support in some areas
    Make sure you talk to people in the area you are considering
    Know your worth when you begin negotiating. Once you accept, you are stuck


  2. "Good place"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Cornell University as an intern

    Pros

    Solid experience, supervisors really care

    Cons

    The pay is a little low


  3. "Procurement Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good for students to learn about different responsible of sourcing

    Cons

    Hard to connect previous intern work


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  5. "Student Dining"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University part-time

    Pros

    Good hours availability and pay

    Cons

    Management is not great, slow to respond


  6. "It depends"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Many interesting careers and assignments, many great people among the students, faculty and staff. Stunning campus.

    Cons

    Some units have the reputation of being quite chaotic.


  7. "Student Worker at Equipment Room"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cornell University part-time

    Pros

    Exactly what I expected going in to the job

    Cons

    No wifi in basement to do homework during downtime


  8. "Administrator IV"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrator IV in Ithaca, NY
    Former Employee - Administrator IV in Ithaca, NY
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    Neutral Outlook
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    I worked at Cornell University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, generally good colleagues

    Cons

    Lots of downsizing in the last few years

    Advice to Management

    Don't insinuate that they will to keep someone on board, when the plan was to layoff the staff member all along.


  9. "research assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    professional people and good management

    Cons

    nothing bad. probably traffic and living condition


  10. "Student Researcher - okay place to work"

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    Former Intern - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Former Intern - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Cornell University as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of variance in jobs, management. Very little official oversight, paperwork.

    Cons

    Little official oversight, can be too informal.


  11. "Beautiful campus and great colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, interesting work, good benefits, beautiful campus.

    Cons

    Sometimes limited opportunity for advancement; sluggish raises for the past few years.



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