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NYU (New York University) New York Reviews

Updated May 26, 2017
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  • Work-life balance is always an issue with shift work (in 16 reviews)

  • No cons for a job to help while going to school (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Employment at NYU"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, including matching savings. Great vacation benefits.

    Cons

    Very high standards, so the employees are expected to work hard to support the academic mission. An employee should be willing to embrace the mission.


  2. "Project Associte"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I was a floater to provide coverage in other departments. The pro was not staying in one department for a long time

    Cons

    The pay for the amount of work you did in different departments


  3. "Masters in Urban Data Science"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A unique course. i have been exposed to an umpteen number of tools, techniques, from statistical analysis to machine learning models.

    Cons

    Course is hectic considering one year is a short time to learn this much.


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  5. "Assistant Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Director 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

    Work life balance, stimulating environment

    Cons

    Pay increases minimal unless you switch jobs regularly.

    Advice to Management

    Formalize telecommuting policy across NYU.


  6. "Web and Analytics Assistant Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web and Analytics Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Web and Analytics Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Work Culture, Amazing Staff and an equally good compensation

    Cons

    Lot of inter dependance of the teams, Site functionality restricted for some teams

    Advice to Management

    Allow more freedom to Creative teams and provide the necessary access controls for implementing any new ideas


  7. "Office of Undergraduate Advising, Graduate Fellow"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office of Undergraduate Advising, Graduate Fellow in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Office of Undergraduate Advising, Graduate Fellow in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very supportive and positive staff. Compared to other graduate positions, the pay is great.

    Cons

    Much of the work is administrative and not graduate level

    Advice to Management

    Keep being awesome, utilize your graduate fellows' skills more!


  8. "Great place to work at, very diverse and enriching experiences."

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

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Globally connected, open and diverse. The university has a well designed system of managing its resources and activities. Many of the world leading scholars work at NYU and they contribute a lot to making it a welcoming place.

    Cons

    Too many good activities and so little time to focus on research. This is not really a con per se but it is hard to resist the many tempting events taking place on campus.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing and focusing on globalizing the university. It's working.


  9. "good place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Communications Specialist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Communications Specialist in New York, NY

    I worked at NYU (New York University) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    vibrant community--lots going on

    Cons

    red-tape and low salary for the city


  10. "No love for student workers"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Program Coordinator in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Students coworkers are generally amicable. Catered food every few weeks. Given help from Facilities to to customize workspace.

    Cons

    Red tape associated with any highly bureaucratic institutions. Idea for increasing team productivity, making program operations more efficient, and promoting program said "no" to 7/10 times. High turnaround of student workers stunts program development.

    Advice to Management

    To improve turnaround process for new student workers, have old train new. Give students a fair wage. Coffee and tea should be complimentary in the office.


  11. "Clerical"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cleriical in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Cleriical 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 benefits--health insurance and tuition remission, great location

    Cons

    East to become complacent


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