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Northeastern University Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Excellent work/life balance, great benefits, can't beat the atmosphere of working on a college campus (in 27 reviews)

  • Healthy work environment, Challenging work, Work-life balance (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • There is no cons to be mentioned (in 18 reviews)

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

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  1. "Good first teaching opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "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.

  3. "Can be a great place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    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.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Focused but not pressured"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice combo of the business world and practical academia

    Cons

    Extraordinary changes going on in the market; Resources can be tight

    Advice to Management

    New Dean v promising, arrived Aug 2017. His ideas and strategy will be v important to the B school and stakeholders.


  5. "job review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    excellent location for academic positions

    Cons

    high living expenses, such as rent and day care.


  6. "Cares about rankings, not faculty"

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    • Senior Management
    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. "Review of Northeastern University"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    Awesome pay, Helpful people, Beautiful Campus

    Cons

    Lot of work, hectic schedule

    Advice to Management

    Great work

  8. "Ok Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    -Working with smart people
    -Room to move within the university

    Cons

    -Pay isn't great
    -Diversity is lacking
    -Benefits are lacking

    Advice to Management

    -Take diversity and employee rights seriously
    -Show your appreciation for hard work monetarily


  9. "Career Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Career Counselor in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Career Counselor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career Office is a great place to work. Colleagues are great. Students are great.

    Cons

    Poor leadership at the law school. Lots of turnover and transition.


  10. "Poor Civil Eng. department"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Goods for undergraduate Students only.

    Cons

    There is not much scholarships in civil eng. department. Consider that before starting your degree.


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