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"Great place to Intern!"

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Former Intern - Human Resources in Boston, MA
Former Intern - Human Resources in Boston, MA
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at State Street as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

Great people, nice offices, helpful coworkers, good cafeteria, volunteer events, classes to help you improve your business skills, diversity

Cons

Layoffs - there were many empty desks at the time I was working, very large company, sometimes there is a lot of downtown between intern assignments,

Other Employee Reviews for State Street

  1. "Large financial firm with lots of opportunity for growth within-- provided you know the right people"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Accountant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, EXCELLENT mentoring program (provided you get a mentor that cares), good benefits, plenty of opportunity to move within the company-- provided you know the right people.

    Cons

    VERY low starting pay; nearly impossible to live off as a new college grad. Hard to get interviews in other departments unless you know the right people (I.E. have recommendations from an SVP, etc.). If I did not have good references, it would have been nearly impossible for me to get interviews in the corporate finance group coming from the operations group.

    Advice to Management

    Pay people more for entry level positions! It may be a good idea to cut a few jobs, give people more work and pay these people more (since most people in operations positions don't have anything to do most of the day anyways!). It is VERY difficult to move within coming from ops unless you know people. Management should seriously consider internal applicants at all times, but they do not. Also, if you are offered a promotion, even in another department, you will be capped at 10% (even if the salary range for external candidates is MUCH higher)!!! coming off a salary in the 30k range, a $3,000 raise is NOTHING. For a company that claims to pride itself on employee development and pride, they don't give entry level people much of an option other than to leave, get a decent salary and come back in the future for a higher salary.


  2. "Great place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large Company
    On-Site Cafeteria
    On-Site Coffee Shop
    Thursday patio barbarque and ice cream days all summer
    They had many fun employee functions
    It was a fun place to work

    Cons

    Pay was good; not great
    Lots of turn-over and lay-offs

    Advice to Management

    Provide more career advancement opportunities for employees

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