Stanford University - Stanford is a great place to do research, and there is a lot of exciting work happening here. | Glassdoor
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"Stanford is a great place to do research, and there is a lot of exciting work happening here."

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Current Employee - Graduate Student in Stanford, CA
Current Employee - Graduate Student in Stanford, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

- Surrounded by very smart people
- Lots of exciting research happening everywhere
- Diversity in the student body (undergrad and grad) provides many opportunities for collaboration
- Strong support for entrepreneurship
- Easy access to Silicon Valley investors and companies
- Beautiful campus and weather

Cons

- Very expensive to live in the area
- Parking difficult to find if you commute to campus
- Driving within campus is a mess and very slow
- Graduate student pay is low relative to living costs in the area

Advice to Management

Build some more parking lots and pay the grad students more, and we'll all be happy!

Other Employee Reviews for Stanford University

  1. "Experience in stanford as TA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great network experience and access to different resources

    Cons

    Hours to work, also about the time commitment


  2. "Interpersonal Nightmare"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, beautiful location on the peninsula

    Cons

    Lots of unnecessary paperwork, most "managers" are academics who are out of touch with the technology, and interfacing with faculty, staff, and co-workers can be an interpersonal challenge since most tend to be temperamental,

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