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Polytechnic Institute of NYU Reviews

Updated December 5, 2017
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Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
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Pros
  • The work itself is what you make of it - if you only work the class sessions (labs, lectures, tours) then it's enjoyable work with flexible hours (in 8 reviews)

  • NYU Polytechnic School provides a friendly environment, with a good compensation and competitive work experience (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Sorry but no cons except low wages though among students it would the most you would be getting (in 4 reviews)

  • No collaboration between different labs (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good site and good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polytechnic Institute of NYU full-time

    Pros

    Have lots of relaxed environments

    Cons

    Still have to struggle about career path in the future.


  2. "Media Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, chill vibes, no pressure

    Cons

    Some Professors are really dumb and you question how they're even teaching at an engineering school, so you might need to roll your eyes a lot

  3. "Summer Research Intern"

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    Former Employee - Summer Research in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Summer Research in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU (More than a year)

    Pros

    On campus housing, and stipend for non NYU student.

    Cons

    No collaboration between different labs.


  4. "Assistant in the office"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Being a assistant in the office, the work load is not too bad. And the working time is pretty flexible, you can work while you study here.

    Cons

    Everything is hard to start, just feel a little uncomfortable at first then it's totally fine after two weeks or less.


  5. "TRIO Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Trio Tutor
    Former Employee - Trio Tutor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to mentor and to meet new people

    Cons

    Work to study balance was difficult as you have to do a lot of studying for both the classes and for your students.


  6. "TRIO Tutor for NYU Poly (also known as NYU Tandon)"

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    Former Employee - Tutor in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Tutor in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Great staff. Friendly environment. You get to help fellow students understand difficult topics.

    Cons

    Not that high pay. Sometimes got too hot in the office.


  7. "Proctor"

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    Former Employee - Proctor in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Proctor in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It's a very easy job. Just assistant the professor in the midterm or final exam.
    You can choose if attend specific exam

    Cons

    The salary is low, but it's totally worth.
    Sometimes there would be a conflict because you have to attend your own exam.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe they can slightly increase the salary. And schedule well in case there are conflicts between the job and our owner exams.

  8. "Administrative assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time

    Pros

    Build own schedule, manage your time

    Cons

    Some days were very slow


  9. "Graduate assistant"

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

    Pros

    union benefits is really great

    Cons

    no cons at this moment


  10. "Working at NYU School of Engineering"

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    Former Employee - Professor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Professor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many outstanding colleagues and students.

    Cons

    Too cost conscious, understaffed and lack of support for faculty.

    Advice to Management

    Improve availability and willingness to meet with faculty members.


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