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Princeton University Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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  • Though you are compensated well you do not see cost of living increases or raises regularly but you are expected to increase your work load constantly (in 10 reviews)

  • The school can put more focus on graduate students, encouraging them to pursue better research (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Department Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Princeton University full-time

    Pros

    Easy payroll setup, direct deposit

    Cons

    Pay is not very high


  2. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very well staffed. I wasn't there long enough.

    Cons

    Not enough hours for part time.

  3. "Admin Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Princeton University full-time

    Pros

    Great work-life balance. Great vacation time off.

    Cons

    None. Fantastic place to work


  4. "PhD candidate in Chemistry at Princeton University"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Princeton University full-time

    Pros

    It's a great place to work!

    Cons

    Sometimes it's a struggle to balance academics and extracurriculars but it's a typical grad student life in pretty much every places

    Advice to Management

    I really don't have any advice, it's very good overall.


  5. "Best place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great benefits. Excellent healthcare.

    Cons

    Hard to get a permanent job here.


  6. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Princeton University full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic colleagues and intelligent and hardworking students

    Cons

    Not Applicable to my position

    Advice to Management

    Not Applicable


  7. "ARCA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic opportunity for any current undergraduates to develop their collaboration, leadership, logistics and mentorship skills.

    Cons

    Living with a hall of residents does affect your privacy to a degree.

    Advice to Management

    keep on doing what you are doing!

  8. "Great Salary and Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princeton University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very competitive salary and great 401k plan

    Cons

    Health insurance was very high for an Ivy League college

    Advice to Management

    More affordable health insurance for employees


  9. "PU Job Review"

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princeton University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Everyone is very helpful and easy to build relationships. Lots of training if needed.

    Cons

    Salary not as good as corporate.


  10. "Wonderful Intellectual community"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Princeton University full-time

    Pros

    Great intellectual community and fantastic resources for doing scientific research.

    Cons

    Princeton is challenging for LGBTQ dating.


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