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Politecnico di Torino Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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Politecnico di Torino Rettore Marco Gilli
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  1. "A good place in Italy to do research"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Turin (Italy)
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Turin (Italy)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Politecnico di Torino full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Politecnico di Torino benefits from many collaborations with industries and local entities. Projects are usually approached with a very human and ethic approach.

    Cons

    The context is not very international and the prospects for future career are not that optimistic.


  2. "Research fellow"

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    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Turi (Italy)
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Turi (Italy)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Politecnico di Torino full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work nice environment

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of organization of the activities

    Advice to Management

    Enhance the organization

  3. "Nice Institution"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Turin (Italy)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Turin (Italy)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Politecnico di Torino full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Institution of learning with professors that really know their stuff. I believe Italian professors are some of the smartest in the world. Also a good opportunity to learn Italian and visit other European countries.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  4. "PHD Student"

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    Former Employee - PhD Candidate in Turin (Italy)
    Former Employee - PhD Candidate in Turin (Italy)
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good money for the city cost of life + flexibility

    Cons

    Misleading guidelines for requirements. Everything on quantity but quality

    Advice to Management

    Less constraints on quantity


  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Turi (Italy)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Turi (Italy)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Politecnico di Torino (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Student oriented. A lot of opportunities for new students. Placed in the center of Turin.

    Cons

    There are not many open position to become professor

    Advice to Management

    Think about the future of young researchers


  6. "PoliTo Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A world where you can enhance your ability and skills

    Cons

    Nothing to mention as a negative aspect


  7. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    Challenging environment, lots to learn from seniors

    Cons

    Almost no sense of community

    Advice to Management

    Create shared spaces to meet others during breaks.

  8. "Good Life balance"

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    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Turin (Italy)
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Turin (Italy)

    I worked at Politecnico di Torino full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good balance of living.
    Not much stress at work.
    Friendly environment.

    Cons

    To many paper works.
    Not good scheduling.
    Many courses.
    Language.


  9. "Positive Evaluation"

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

    Pros

    It depends on the department, however generally the working environment is positive.

    Cons

    Mainly the relationship with professors!


  10. "Part-time collaborations"

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

    Pros

    You collaborate with your professor.
    You can use what you learnt in the previous years' courses.
    You can enjoy working in the labs.

    Cons

    Sometimes you feel like to be used.
    Preparing teaching material could result annoying.


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