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Updated January 12, 2018
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  • research funding work life balance (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Student Employee in Office of Undergraduate Admissions"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Student Worker in New York, NY

    I worked at NYU (New York University) part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, friendly work environment
    Enjoyable, impactful

    Cons

    Too much responsibility given to student supervisors
    Evenings/Weekends frequently required


  2. "Student Worker Assement"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Information Technology in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to meet and cooperate with a wide range of fields.
    Great flexibility, the jobs works around your hours.
    Amazing bosses who do their best to assist you in your job.

    Cons

    Hours are limited due to the amount of student workers. Since hours work around your schedule as well as others, you are limited by their schedules as bosses try to maximize hours for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    Allow work study students to be able to work more than one job on campus if they are unable to meet the max of 20 hours a week. This will assure that they are able to obtain the max amount of working hours possible.

  3. "Student work"

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    Former Employee - Studio Worker in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Studio Worker in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learned a lot
    Had unlimited access to facilities for personal work

    Cons

    Never paid on time, I still have credit card debt to pay off post graduation.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more women.


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Undergraduate Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Undergraduate Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone in the lab is very dedicated and talented. They are the best people to work with.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons.


  5. "Excellent employee benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great health, retirement, and family benefits for full-time staff and administrators. Flexible work environment that provides numerous learning opportunities, whether through professional development or the University's generous tuition remission policy. Increased focus on diversity and affordability due to push at senior executive level.

    Cons

    Highly bureaucratic, which makes approval processes unnecessarily long and tedious. Departments tend to be overly protective of projects/functions, which hinders trust and collaboration across units. Slow to promote within ranks.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline internal processes and systems, and promote a culture of accountability to improve collaboration across departments. Create clear career paths for entry- and mid-level employees who are interested in ascending the ranks.


  6. "Biology PhD at NYU"

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    Current Employee - Biology PhD At NYU in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Biology PhD At NYU in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Young and progressive department leaders pushing things in a exciting direction. Support for PhD students is growing.

    Cons

    Some growing pains with getting bigger and tinkering with program set-up

    Advice to Management

    Keep on getting better


  7. "Former Grad Student & Student Lecturer - NYU Wagner"

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    Former Contractor - Student Lecturer in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Student Lecturer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Super flexible, easy employment enrollment process, not super demanding, looked great on my resume!

    Cons

    Nothing about working for them was bad. I only hated dealing with filing NYC taxes but that's not on them!

  8. "Enjoyed the work! ..."

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    Former Contractor - Adjunct Lecturer in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Adjunct Lecturer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Dibner Library! ...great research resources available online! ... Their tech is awesome ...

    Cons

    No Cons to offer...

    Advice to Management

    None ...


  9. "Great place to work long term"

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    Current Intern - Project Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Project Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work long term

    Cons

    none to share with you really

    Advice to Management

    Retain International staff. This will help a long way


  10. "Research Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very vibrant environment, interacting with intelligent people.

    Cons

    not a good place to improve in your career (mainly due to the academic nature of the jobs)

    Advice to Management

    try to bring motivation to the job environment


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