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Purdue University Research Assistant Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2019

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108 Ratings
  1. "Great on CV"

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      Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN

      I have been working at Purdue University part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Working on cutting edge research, helping develop technology for the future

      Cons

      The position requires that you are interested in what you’re doing

      Purdue University2019-05-26
    • "Great place to do research"

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      Current Employee - Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
      Recommends
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Great research facility, great faculty and knowledge base, abundant resources for optics and nanoelectronics research

      Cons

      Located in a rural area, not many job opportunities.

      Purdue University2019-06-05
    • "Undergraduate research"

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      Current Employee - Research Assistant 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University part-time

      Pros

      Paid and can earn experience

      Cons

      has little help for job hunting

      Purdue University2019-05-30
    • "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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      Former Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Purdue University part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Access to resources (lab space, IT, software)

      Cons

      Under compensation for Graduate TAs/RAs

      Advice to Management

      Allocate more funding to Graduate TAs/RAs in the Polytechnic Institute.

      Purdue University2019-05-21
    • "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Quiet and safe campus; Diverse culture and people from all over the world

      Cons

      The town is small, not a big one

      Purdue University2019-05-02
    • "Nice Place for Research"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Friendly work environment. A lot of opportunities.

      Cons

      Winter time is too long.

      Purdue University2019-05-01
    • "Graduate Research Assistant"

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      Current Employee - Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great place to learn and study.

      Cons

      Salary is not high enough

      Purdue University2019-04-26
    • "It is a great university to study in"

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      Current Employee - Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University part-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      It has great graduate programs

      Cons

      Winter here is too cold

      Purdue University2019-05-06
    • "Good experience"

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        Current Employee - Research Assistant 

        I have been working at Purdue University full-time

        Pros

        Good publication, Good advising and network

        Cons

        Expect a lot of stress

        Purdue University2019-04-16
      • "Good experience"

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        Current Employee - Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Purdue University part-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Freedom to explore a large school

        Cons

        City is middle of nowhere

        Purdue University2019-04-06
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