Duke University Reviews

Updated Jun 1, 2020

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21 Ratings
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  • "Poor public transport to some areas in Durham(in 41 reviews)

  • "no cons, currently enjoy everything(in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty good place to get an advanced degree"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Durham, NC

    I have been working at Duke University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    low cost of living compared to the salary, nice health insurance

    Cons

    dental insurance is not included

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    Duke University2020-06-01
  2. "Great Faculty"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Durham, NC
    Recommends

    I worked at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Exposure to faculty and environment

    Cons

    Not many things to rate as a "con" other than pay rate, but I was a student at the time

    Duke University2020-05-26
  3. "Very positive experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Staff 

    I worked at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    - Great work environment - Positive experience

    Cons

    - None that come to mind

    Duke University2020-05-18
  4. "Great!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Duke has a supportive environment

    Cons

    Parking costs are very high and parking space is not guaranteed

    Duke University2020-05-15
  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Worked full-time here for 4 years and had a great experience

    Cons

    For a while parking, but they built a new garage so now it's better

    Duke University2020-05-14
  6. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Grants Manager 

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Their healthcare options are top-notch!

    Cons

    Parking is a monster! Very limited spaces.

    Duke University2020-05-15
  7. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant - Research in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Spacious campus, lots of seminars, great food

    Cons

    Parking lots are not enough

    Duke University2020-05-11
  8. "Good Place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Technician II 

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    benefits, flexibility, amenities, equipment, funds

    Cons

    Unable to move up ladder quickly.

    Duke University2020-05-15
  9. "Dukes ok"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Wake Forest, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It’s duke which is a big name

    Cons

    It’s run very strict and like a hospital

    Duke University2020-05-11
  10. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Durham, NC

    I worked at Duke University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefit for the employees

    Cons

    Low salary for the employees

    Duke University2020-05-06
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