Stanford University - Easy, nice, boring, modest pay, but good environment w/nice coworkers. | Glassdoor
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"Easy, nice, boring, modest pay, but good environment w/nice coworkers."

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

Pros

Benefits (if you are full time) are pretty good. Big university behind you makes lots of things easier, like incentive programs for the train, library use, stability, etc.

Cons

Universities like this are turning into big corporations, and all the cons that go with this are predictable (inflated bureaucracy, unpredictability of funding,

Advice to Management

None really.

Other Employee Reviews for Stanford University

  1. "Very Good"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stanford has some of the smartest people in the world. Spending more than 5 years on a PhD is worth then every time spent in the University.

    Cons

    Expensive city. Even though the average income for RA's is higher than the National average..it is too small to maintain a decent lifestyle in this part of the country.

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay for Research Assistants


  2. "its a very good place to learn but growth opportunities are limited"

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    Current Employee - Life Science Research Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Life Science Research Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, great infrastructure, work environment si good

    Cons

    Very low compensation, no bonus plan, no stock.

    Advice to Management

    should add bonus for good performers.

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