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"Great benefits; departments vary widely in culture"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Excellent benefits, many of which are not obvious at first (free career counseling, crisis counseling).
Beautiful surroundings
Stable, secure

Cons

Lower salaries than the private sector
Some nonacademic departments are completely mismanaged.
WOrk hours were utterly inhumane, in my area

Advice to Management

Decide if you're a nonprofit or not.

Other Employee Reviews for Stanford University

  1. "Stressful, Well Paid, Helpful"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good funding, beautiful campus, connections

    Cons

    People are high maintenance, very stressful, passive aggressiveness


  2. "eh"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist
    Current Employee - Research Scientist
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    living in the bay area
    ability to interact with some of the industry leaders

    Cons

    lots of snobs here
    you work in academia hence the paycheck, but better than most places in the us (compensates for the ridiculous rent prices)


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