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"Couldn't be a better place to do a PhD"

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Current Employee - Basic Life Science PhD Canddiate in Stanford, CA
Current Employee - Basic Life Science PhD Canddiate in Stanford, CA

I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

sunny, friendly, good food, laid-back (seeming) people, fun stuff to do in the area

Cons

EXPENSIVE, can be snobby, feel suburban

Other Employee Reviews for Stanford University

  1. "Nice place and nice co-workers"

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    Former Employee - Library Specialist in Stanford, CA
    Former Employee - Library Specialist in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice place and nice co-workers. Lots of added amenities to facility usage (fitness gyms, swimming pool, tracks, access to all libraries, discounts to events on campus, free to audit classes -- it is a biggie since Stanford charges a bunch for John Joe from the street to listen in in a class) and being in the center of the cutting edge of all studies of the human world.

    Cons

    Salary and benefits (medical, dental, vision, sick leave and vacation leave, etc.) subpar to City and County libraries. It's however, comparable to other University settings like UC Berkeley


  2. "Want back in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Community, good and cheap food, trees, no cars allowed on most of Stanford, gorgeous church, love that it was founded by a believer in Jesus, beautiful grounds and most buildings are too, pay was better than average for my industry, benefits better than average, free buses, free caltrain, post office right there, security is pretty good, park off campus and have a lovely walk to work every day without paying for parking too.

    Cons

    Cutting down too many trees to build more buildings, built in the lovely oak woodland along El Camino Real and that was sad to see, you have to pay to park anywhere on campus even if you work there, hard to get a job there.

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