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"It was mostly positive, though I was kept in the dark about my employment prospects."

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Former Contractor - Post Doctoral Lecturer in Palo Alto, CA
Former Contractor - Post Doctoral Lecturer in Palo Alto, CA
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Neutral Outlook

I worked at Stanford University as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Pros

The people I worked with were fantastic. They were so interesting and helpful.

Cons

I didn't like working under some professors, who were very arrogant and demeaning.

Advice to Management

Be more democratic about what people have to say about their superiors.

Other Employee Reviews for Stanford University

  1. "Great benefits, gorgeous location, interesting people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * Can't beat the location
    * Fantastic benefits - very generous 403(b) matching, childcare/adoption/education benefits, employee education stipend, great insurance, free gym membership
    * Lots of interesting people and events coming through campus on a regular basis

    Cons

    * Not a lot of middle-management staff positions. At the institutes there are lots of low-level admin and finance staff, lots of high-level faculty directors, and not much in between.


  2. "Graduate Life Office"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    amazing work environment, deans in the office really care about graduate students, graduate families also get a lot of attention

    Cons

    sometimes difficult to get things done due to bureaucracy of Stanford

    Advice to Management

    Management of the GLO does an awesome job

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