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Updated June 16, 2018
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Pros
  • "Very good for work life balance" (in 77 reviews)

  • "Friendly work environment at NYU" (in 110 reviews)

Cons
  • "no cons are there in this employer" (in 47 reviews)

  • "Salary does not match the NYC cost of living" (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Associate Research Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    There are many continuing education opportunities.

    Cons

    I have not experienced any cons.


  2. "Well-Rounded Company"

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

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) full-time

    Pros

    Flexible and Understanding Colleagues / Administration

    Cons

    Complex Bureaucracy, Less Transparent Policies

  3. "Grant administratort"

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

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) full-time

    Pros

    great work life balance, support, administrative systems

    Cons

    can be hard to navigate, huge institution, can be slow


  4. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at NYU (New York University) full-time

    Pros

    Great place, fun people, free food

    Cons

    Depends on the department where you're working


  5. "Limited growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NYU (New York University) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent health insurance and vacation. Regular schedule.

    Cons

    Poor management. No where to go upward.


  6. "Student Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at NYU (New York University) part-time

    Pros

    The pay is decent for the job you do, and because NYU is all about connections, you can become a full time employee easily with connections

    Cons

    No cons to give now


  7. "Refrigeration engineer"

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

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

    Pros

    Pays good co workers are all great

    Cons

    Manegment does not appreciate the workers

  8. "Hit or miss"

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    I worked at NYU (New York University) part-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, work-life balance, and salary

    Cons

    Bureaucratic , political, and upward mobility is limited in some parts of the university


  9. "Administrative Aide"

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

    I have been working at NYU (New York University) full-time

    Pros

    It's a lot of work and I enjoy it, I get to work with amazing people and students, always offers opportunities for learning

    Cons

    People do not get rewarded or promoted for good work, because of this people leave to seek out higher level opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Always room for improvement, listen to your team.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Aide II in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Aide II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tons of opportunities for professional development, good benefits, positive and open-minded work culture.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth for many people. Many people stay stagnant and only receive promotions or raises when they are long overdue. People get very comfortable and do not like changing processes for the better.

    Advice to Management

    Give people raises more often.


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