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Northeastern University Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  • No work life balance exists for those acquiring more work along with no foreseeable incentives (in 9 reviews)

  • There is no cons to be mentioned (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "It is Great to work at Northeastern"

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

    I have been working at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    Lots of Benefits and facilities

    Cons

    Might have to work at odd hours


  2. "Peer Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Peer Tutor in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Peer Tutor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northeastern University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience working with Tina

    Cons

    Could have been better support

  3. "Great place to work in Co-op Advising!"

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    Former Employee - Co-Op Coordinator
    Former Employee - Co-Op Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Northeastern University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great colleagues, location, and the work in co-op is integral to the mission of the University!

    Cons

    Such a large institution that it is easy to become siloed by School/department.


  4. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Master' S Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Master' S Assistant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. Good compensation

    Cons

    None that I noticed while working


  5. "research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice city, Engineering department is good. A lot of activities.

    Cons

    Low stipend compared to the cost in Boston.


  6. "Cares about rankings, not faculty"

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

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

    Pros

    This box requires 5 words

    Cons

    The HR department is a terrible machine designed to screw you over at every turn


  7. "Dynamic and Fast Paced Organization"

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

    I have been working at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    Co-op program and experiential education. Quickly responds to changes and many departments act like innovative start-ups. Student focused.

    Cons

    Benefits are excellent, salaries are not as high as the private sector

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget that although we are now a top tier research institution, that experiential education is the core of a Northeastern Education.

  8. "Good first teaching opportunity"

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

    I worked at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    salary, benefits, location, classroom size

    Cons

    no parking, lack of training, lack of colleagues / supportive community


  9. "Can be a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Northeastern University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many excellent colleagues, beautiful facilities, and it's conveniently located.

    Cons

    No place great nearby for lunch.


  10. "Graduate Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    Vibrant atmosphere, great faculty and exciting time for research

    Cons

    Difficult to navigate the system. Lots of red tape. Funding not secure.


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