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Updated September 28, 2017
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Inria Président Directeur Général Antoine Petit
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Pros
  • Les conditions de travail (salubrit (in 13 reviews)

  • Very good Work/Life balance (if you can afford a life with that pay) (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • me qui se retrouve dans tout le secteur de la recherche, particuli (in 14 reviews)

  • crire sur le salaire et, si vous travaillez en tant qu'ing (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Deep Learning Research Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Inria as an intern

    Pros

    Stimulating working environment with world class experts
    Very good career opportunities
    Highly recognized institute

    Cons

    Low compensation and benefits for interns

    Advice to Management

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  2. "Software Engineer Position"

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    Former Employee - R&D Software Engineer in Antibes (France)
    Former Employee - R&D Software Engineer in Antibes (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Stimulating environment in research with high skills colleagues.

    Cons

    Salary under what if offered by private company.

  3. "Great place for motivated researchers"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Antibes (France)
    Former Intern - Intern in Antibes (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great and relaxed work environment. No restrictions on entry or exit time or work hours.
    Very quiet and Nice Location, Also great places to visit and relax nearby; like Nice, Cannes, Antibes and Monaco.

    Cons

    The place itself is a village. So you don't find much restaurants or discs to visit nearby.

    Advice to Management

    Create more entertainment options in INRIA centre. (Sophia Antipolis)


  4. "good place to work but pays very little"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Paris (France)
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Paris (France)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Inria as a contractor

    Pros

    The location is in the heart of Paris
    good administrative supports
    good work and rest balance

    Cons

    low salary level compare to the standard of living in Paris
    there are too much paperwork involved to do anything

    Advice to Management

    Provide more salary to the hardworking students.
    The lunch cafeteria could provide more attractive options of food


  5. "Very positive"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Rennes (France)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Rennes (France)
    Recommends

    I worked at Inria (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A thriving and motivating public research environment, with emphasis on publishing articles and disseminating knowledge.

    Cons

    Low-level research salary (at least for temporary employees). Extremely difficult to becoming a permanent staff.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the budget, intensify collaboration with private sector.


  6. "Amazingly smart people"

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    Former Contractor - Chercheur post-doctorant in Paris (France)
    Former Contractor - Chercheur post-doctorant in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Inria as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Sharp minds working on interesting research problems. INRIA provides good resources and opportunities to travel to conferences and supports collaboration.

    Cons

    Hard to feel connected if you don't speak French. I was told I would be provided French lessons, but for some reason the French class wasn't held the year I was there.


  7. "Interesting experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Inria full-time

    Pros

    Offers good networking posibiities. Excelent research. Partnetships with the industry.

    Cons

    It's quite a hierarchical organization. Sometime things can get slow.

  8. "Inria"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Rennes (France)
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Rennes (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Grand holiday time and flexible hours and freedom in what projects to work

    Cons

    Smaller salarie compared with non academic positions


  9. "good environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Inria full-time

    Pros

    good balance life / work
    good location, near the university
    good kitchen
    each year organization of happy hours event with yummy food

    Cons

    far frome the sub way station.
    salary is not good enough compared to the international labs
    samll offices especially the new building


  10. "Great community of researchers"

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    Current Contractor - Researcher, PhD candidate in Grenoble (France)
    Current Contractor - Researcher, PhD candidate in Grenoble (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Inria as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A great community of researchers on variant subjects regarding computer vision

    Cons

    The campus located in Montbonnot is not easily accessible

    Advice to Management

    RAS


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