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Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack (no image)
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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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  • "The people are great; they are flexible and always there for you to ask questions of.(in 172 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and reason to be in ithaca(in 162 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and credit/money options(in 86 reviews)
  • "Quite and beautiful campus with a lot of collaboration across labs(in 80 reviews)
  • "The staff is friendly and polite.(in 50 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good benefits

    Aug 9, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    beautiful campus, good benefits, and great colleagues

    Cons

    Not really any downgrades, except the cold winter

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good university in a nice city

    Aug 6, 2022 - Postdoctoral Associate 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good university in a nice city

    Cons

    Have to keep up with Cornell work standard which can mean no work-life balance

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Awesome

    Aug 5, 2022 - Production Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work when you want and managers are very supportive

    Cons

    There are no cons to this job

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Love my job

    Jul 31, 2022 - IT Support Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I love what I do as an IT worker and I make good $ doing it. My office is large with a window and the team I work with is strong and easy to work with. We have monthly team lunches paid by Cornell which is good for team building. Superb benefits!

    Cons

    Have to park a mile from my office.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Jul 31, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great learning experience under a faculty and develop subject matter expertise in the areas of your interest!

    Cons

    No cons experienced per se

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good salary, good cushion area before get a job

    Jul 28, 2022 - PhD Candidate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    well-paid salary compared to other PhD programs; plenty of resources;

    Cons

    in the middle of no where, hard to travel

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great benefits, but more could be done to support staff

    Jul 28, 2022 - Assistant Director of Admissions in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    - Great benefits (health, education, and retirement) - Amazing work-life flexibility - Great teleworking policy (depending on unit) - Personable and supportive staff members

    Cons

    - Not many opportunities to have meaningful engagements outside of your unit - Pay is low considering the level of experience and responsibilities many jobs require - Levels of approval make work difficult to accomplish - Slow periods can be boring

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good School

    Jul 27, 2022 - Graduate Student in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Learned a lot from this place

    Cons

    It gets kinda cold in the winter

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place

    Aug 9, 2022 - Research Assistant II in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good, flexible hours and decent pay

    Cons

    Not much mentorship and working alone

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    generally good

    Aug 9, 2022 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    top research institute lots of internal and external opportunities great summer and fall

    Cons

    long winter geographically isolated high rental expense for an upstate NY town

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