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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated July 11, 2017
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  • No career progression for engineers (in 16 reviews)

  • relatively low salary, not as competitive as US universities (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I get to learn new applications of engineering each day

    Cons

    The workload is heavy sometimes


  2. "PO in NTU"

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

    Pros

    I love the nice and casual working environment.
    Transport is very convenient and efficient. They provide very good staff benefits and health insurance.

    Cons

    It's always very hot outside but very cold inside all buildings in Singapore. Many secretaries are not very professional or efficient working.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Post Doctorate Research Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Eazy life, relaxed, offers ownership in research

    Cons

    very less room for moving up the career ladder


  4. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Growth and learning environment. Decent salary. Lot of opportunities for research and development.

    Cons

    Language barrier sometimes, work visa issues, Singapore being costly to survive on an intern's pay-grade.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Former Project Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Research Project Officer in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Research Project Officer in Champaign, IL
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great health benefits and offer flexibility for work-life balance

    Cons

    The technical side, there are a lot of waiting time for the instrument booking


  6. "Research Associate"

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

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and Nice campus

    Cons

    No increments, No performance and more research


  7. "Research fellow at NTU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere for research work.

    Cons

    Too strict product purchase policy and slow purchase process. Not enough relaxation area in work place.

  8. "My experience at Eri@n"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow
    Current Employee - Research Fellow
    Recommends

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, international ambient

    Cons

    Low competitiveness, low organization, locantion not convenient


  9. "Admin Manager"

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

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Autonomy, good career development, focus on students and faculty

    Cons

    Top down communication, inflexible working hours


  10. "Project Officer 4 years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and friendly environment.

    Cons

    More guidance and communication of the work expectation would be optimum. Health care benefits could be more comprehensive.

    Advice to Management

    More avenue for teamwork to achieve synergistic work


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