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Memorial Sloan Kettering Reviews

Updated August 20, 2017
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  • Last but not least there is no room for growth unless you work in administration or at the Main campus in NY (in 16 reviews)

  • Base post doc salary with no experience is 50K, which does not really defray the high cost of living in New York (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great benefits"

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

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time

    Pros

    Fairly progressive hospital, great benefits

    Cons

    Hospital politics and bureaucracy


  2. "Great"

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

    I worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and multiple locations

    Cons

    Weird staff, not much diversity can create a hostile work environment

  3. "Research Coordinator"

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

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. A lot of opportunities to learn new research in regards to oncology.

    Cons

    Pay is not the best. Very structured in regards to horizontal movement within the company

    Advice to Management

    Being able to properly assign tasks within the department


  4. "Summer Student"

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    Current Employee - Summer Student in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Summer Student in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time

    Pros

    1. Intelligent and experienced people who want to help you develop your interests.
    2. Workshop with some of the leaders in the medical industry.
    3. People are really passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    1. The internship was basically unpaid.


  5. "Session assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    tuition reimbursement
     hourly pay

    Cons

    unstable hours
    high stress


  6. "Great first job"

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    Current Employee - Research Study Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Study Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefit options and opportunities for growth within the company

    Cons

    RSA positions are typically overworked


  7. "Research Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time

    Pros

    Facilities, Fame, Publications, City, Housing

    Cons

    Environment, contracts, competition, techniques, organization

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. Helpful (1)

    "research technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people/staff, excellent environment, exciting research

    Cons

    commute (contingent upon MTA services)


  9. "Great Place to work."

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    Current Employee - POA in New York, NY
    Current Employee - POA in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Memorial Sloan Kettering full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Supportive team members, amazing managers, recognized staff appreciation and multiple locations /sites.

    Cons

    Hard to get into. Very selective.

    Advice to Management

    Continue being great and supportive to your staff.


  10. "Great Lab"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learned a great deal and was paid to train and grow. Small lab but PI was warm and caring.

    Cons

    Small lab and the other lab technician was spiteful and would bully me for being recommended by someone he detested. The small lab eventually lost funding and relocated.


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