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Updated Oct 4, 2022

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4.4
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86%
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Construction PM with 7 yrs in Project and Risk Management working in large scale capital projects ($2M to $100M). I have a Masters and Bachelors in Civil Engineering and a Financial management certification program (8 months-online) from Cornell University. Any advice to Pivot my career to below?? BCG - operations (capital projects mgt.) Bain - Infrastructure & Building Products McK- Capital Excellence grp. PWC - Capital Program Excellence Deloitte - Capital Proj. & infrastructure Thanks!

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Pros
  • "Good benefits and retirement packages(in 182 reviews)
  • "The people are great; they are flexible and always there for you to ask questions of.(in 174 reviews)
  • "Work Study and Flexible hours(in 87 reviews)
  • "Quite and beautiful campus with a lot of collaboration across labs(in 78 reviews)
  • "The staff is friendly and polite.(in 52 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    High Powered Environment

    Oct 4, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Surrounded by a lot of great people

    Cons

    Can be over-demanding at times

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great

    Oct 4, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Got to know the professor in a lesser professional setting. Very fun.

    Cons

    Very volatile schedule, but fulfilling.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great university, claustrophobic city

    Sep 28, 2022 - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Loved the university and my research team

    Cons

    Hated Ithaca, it's a really tiny town and very isolated. And it's cold 8 months out of the year.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Post-doctoral associate

    Sep 28, 2022 - Associate Veterinarian 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent resources and working environment

    Cons

    Highly competitive. Slightly stressful environment

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Staff

    Sep 26, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great school to start your career

    Cons

    Ithaca is not the best area to live in

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Enjoy the role

    Sep 26, 2022 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (Computer Science) 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Get to work with students

    Cons

    Wide range of responsibilities and time commitments depending on the professor

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great

    Sep 25, 2022 - Student Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Loved working here while I was at school

    Cons

    Lots of work and not much recognition

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

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    Sep 21, 2022 - Post Doctoral Fellow 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    very good place to live in.

    Cons

    Really good landscape I THINK SO

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Sep 20, 2022 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend