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"Northwestern University is a very good school to work in."

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Northwestern University full-time

Pros

Good culture. Good location. Pay is OK.

Cons

No educational reimbursement if the school you attend outside Northwestern University.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits particularly the educational benefit.

    Cons

    Lack of formal training often resulting in inefficiency within processes.


  2. "Good research environment and beautiful lakeside view, however not the best salary/working conditions for grad students"

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    Former Employee - Visiting Predoctoral Fellow in Evanston, IL
    Former Employee - Visiting Predoctoral Fellow in Evanston, IL
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northwestern University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is a great research university. There is an emphasis to develop high-impact leading and innovative research. Colleagues are in general eager to discuss new projects or share their insights into one's research. Work ethic is in general very good.
    The university constantly attracts first-class speakers to give lectures in seminars or scientific conferences.
    The Science Library is not the most complete I've ever been to but still has many relevant titles and great electronic resources.

    Cons

    Massive buildings like the Tech Institute or Francis Searle are not the most welcoming inside. Some of the grad student offices can be dark with few or no windows, with old furniture and crowded which is not an optimal working environment.
    The same goes for the central library. The working experience could be better but the overal design does not help.
    There is also not a lot of communication between departments around joint projects.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to attract more leading scientists to become a leader institution in complex systems and interdisciplinary sciences. The productivity and overall experience of grad students could be improved with better working environments.

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