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Princeton University CEO Christopher L. Eisgruber
Christopher L. Eisgruber
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  • "Local cost of living is high, administration is slow to enact changes(in 13 reviews)

  • "A lot is expected from you making it difficult to maintain a healthy work life balance(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great Campus Job!"

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      Former Employee - Video Library Assistant in Princeton, NJ

      I worked at Princeton University part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Not very hard, great bosses, good pay

      Cons

      There were no cons to this job!

    • "Perfect place"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Princeton University full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Excellent resources and students. Efficient staff.

      Cons

      No downside to my experience.

    • "Great Enviroment"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Princeton University full-time

      Pros

      Wonderful people. Staff is helpful. Campus is beautiful.

      Cons

      None for me right now.

    • "I'm a student"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Princeton University full-time

        Pros

        Princeton is a great school with lots of opportunity

        Cons

        Princeton has a lot of strict requirements

      • "A very good to start to your Research Career"

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        Former Employee - Intern in Princeton, NJ

        I worked at Princeton University full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Highly challenging. You will learn a lot of new things.

        Cons

        No cons as far as I know

      • "Great"

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        Current Employee - Senior Research Specialist in Princeton, NJ
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Princeton University full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Great compensation, excellent and inclusive working environment.

        Cons

        Nothing. Great place to be.

      • "The best employer"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Princeton University full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        My colleagues as well as the work environment are wonderful.

        Cons

        I can't think of any cons.

      • "A Good Place to Work for a Short Time"

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        Former Employee - Research Specialist in Princeton, NJ

        I worked at Princeton University for more than 2 years

        Pros

        - good benefits, health insurance, good work life-balance

        Cons

        - lower starting salaries, location not great

      • "Very responsive company"

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        Current Employee - Professor/Director in Princeton, NJ
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Princeton University full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great colleagues; great students; generous resources.

        Cons

        Suburban setting is not ideal if you like a big city.

        Advice to Management

        None.

      • "Good place for postdoctoral research"

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        Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Princeton, NJ
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at Princeton University full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Great research, good atmosphere and good benefits (for US standards)

        Cons

        Temporary position (as this is the case for all postdocs), housing

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