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4.4
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4.4
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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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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "The people are great; they are flexible and always there for you to ask questions of.(in 178 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and perks.(in 178 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and credit/money options(in 93 reviews)
  • "Quite and beautiful campus with a lot of collaboration across labs(in 80 reviews)
  • "Great colleagues with impactful research(in 53 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Review for Cornell

    Nov 30, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits Cooperation Helpful and understanding to employees Nice campus

    Cons

    Cold area and small town

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Student

    Nov 28, 2022 - Graduate Student in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very good university and very good Campus

    Cons

    Tough subjects and assignments weekly

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Course Facilitator of Web Design and Development

    Nov 26, 2022 - Course Facilitator in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Remote, flexible work schedule, love to teach web development.

    Cons

    Full time is better then part time.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Wonderful place to teach

    Nov 27, 2022 - Senior Lecturer in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    smart and motivated students. autonomy, strong staff support.

    Cons

    Ithaca is a very remote location

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good place for research

    Nov 26, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive salary, stimulating environment, international experience

    Cons

    Lack of interactions between departments

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Employer

    Nov 21, 2022 - Data Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits Work Life Balance Management Reliable

    Cons

    Pay is lower than industry standards

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Opportunity to learn skills and

    Nov 20, 2022 - Laboratory Technician in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    There are many brilliant people that you will meet and work with. You will learn many useful skills and have a higher command of knowledge regarding your research topic.

    Cons

    Unfortunately there isn't high job security, funding dependent on grants and collaboration.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Grad Student

    Nov 29, 2022 - Grad Student 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good environment to work in

    Cons

    Grad school is hard sometimes

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    GTRS/TA

    Nov 14, 2022 - Graduate Teaching/Research Specialist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Could be relaxing depending on the course and the professor

    Cons

    Coordination for certain aspects is poor

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    Nov 15, 2022 - Programmer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people. Interested work. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    The pay could be better.

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Cornell University has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 2,810 reviews left anonymously by employees. 84% of employees would recommend working at Cornell University to a friend and 68% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Cornell University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Cornell University. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

84% of Cornell University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Cornell University 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

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