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Updated Aug 9, 2022

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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
    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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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Too much pressure, too many hours, low salary

    Nov 9, 2020 - Postdoctoral Associate in Highland, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You do research, and if you're lucky to work in a laboratory with money, you can develop your own research.

    Cons

    The job requires high qualifications and skills for a ridiculous salary.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Pros and cons of the Cornell PhD Job

    May 8, 2021 - PhD Student in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Really considerate. Excellent healthcare facilities.

    Cons

    Low salary and no increase.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Cornell Undergrad Research Assistant

    May 20, 2022 - Undergraduate Student Researcher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling, Friendly Coworkers, Ability to work in field of interest.

    Cons

    The salary is rather low and some roles can be disorganized.

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good for what the job is

    Sep 16, 2013 - Research Fellow in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Cornell offers security in the job and good benefits while you are employed.

    Cons

    The salary is not sufficient for a life in Manhattan

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good Work Environment

    Feb 26, 2020 - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You mostly have to focus on research output and not worry about the working hours. The environment is very diverse and inclusive.

    Cons

    The salary is minimal and you will barely make any savings.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place to work, poor pay

    Feb 17, 2022 - Lab Technician in New York, NY
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    Pros

    Great benefits and meaningful work.

    Cons

    Low salary for the area and little room for growth.

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  8. 4.0