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Polytechnic Institute of NYU Reviews

Updated November 30, 2018
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Pros
  • "Really nice work environment due to the people that work there" (in 17 reviews)

  • "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)

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" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Good experience as Math TA and Tutor"

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    Former Employee - General Studies TA and Tutor
    Former Employee - General Studies TA and Tutor
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - math department has a friendly work environment
    - lots of opportunities to learn
    - free to use your downtime for other things as long as you are available when someone needs tutoring

    Cons

    - low starting pay, though you get raises the longer you are there


  2. "Your mileage may vary by department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time

    Pros

    The pay per hour can be excellent, depending on the department.

    Cons

    The working conditions are department-dependent.

  3. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good engineering facilities that are accessible to all

    Cons

    Nothing to report at the moment


  4. "Great place to work if working with the academic departments"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU full-time

    Pros

    Great community, primary among lower level staff members.

    Cons

    Ridden with nepotism. Most higher level staff lack the experience to complete requirement of their position


  5. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnic Institute of NYU part-time

    Pros

    Great Pay and Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Demanding. There will be times you'd have to spend nights working to solve a problem.


  6. "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


  7. "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.

  8. "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.


  9. "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.


  10. "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.