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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
  • "Good benefits and reason to be in ithaca(in 179 reviews)
  • "The people are great; they are flexible and always there for you to ask questions of.(in 176 reviews)
  • "Work Study and Flexible hours(in 91 reviews)
  • "Quite and beautiful campus with a lot of collaboration across labs(in 82 reviews)
  • "The staff is friendly and polite.(in 49 reviews)
Cons
  • "Low pay and part time status(in 90 reviews)
  • "Salary is low and housing difficult to find.(in 57 reviews)
  • "Management was poor and didn't listen to the needs of the staff(in 20 reviews)
  • "Lack of accountability in management, particularly with 'trailing spouses' who won't be held accountable if they are toxic, bad managers because of their spouses position.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Leadership are academics and not real leaders or managers.(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 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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  2. 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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    Business Outlook

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Full time is better then part time.

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  4. 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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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good place for research

    Nov 26, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Ithaca, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Competitive salary, stimulating environment, international experience

    Cons

    Lack of interactions between departments

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Employer

    Nov 21, 2022 - Data Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits Work Life Balance Management Reliable

    Cons

    Pay is lower than industry standards

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  7. 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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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    Nov 15, 2022 - Programmer 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people. Interested work. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    The pay could be better.

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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. 4.0
    Current Employee

    my experience at Ithaca

    Nov 29, 2022 - Research Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    very good environment for work; collegial environment

    Cons

    inadequate health providers; housing price

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