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Updated Jun 14, 2019

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  • "Some professors are incredibly smart but are poor at teaching(in 47 reviews)

  • "Small town, not much to do outside(in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Purdue University part-time

      Pros

      its a awesome place to work!

      Cons

      Its in very small town to live.

      Purdue University2019-04-09
    • "Great academic environment"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
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      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      - Surrounded by the best minds. - Lots of opportunity to do novel research. - Helpful professors, advisors etc.

      Cons

      - Small town, not much to do outside. - Winters are harsh

      Purdue University2019-02-26
    • "Great Place to be"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Lafayette, IN
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      Positive Outlook
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      I worked at Purdue University full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great campus, low cost of living, and friendly faculty

      Cons

      Small town, not many franchises in west lafayette

      Purdue University2019-01-29
    • "Excellent school. Great Colleagues"

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      Current Employee - Associate Scientist 

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Top School in Engineering. Great people

      Cons

      West Lafayette is a small town, but you may visit Chicago (2h drive

      Purdue University2018-11-23
    • "working environments is superb here"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Purdue University

        Pros

        Excellent academic environments, goos programs

        Cons

        small town, low GPA, less work oppotunity

        Purdue University2018-10-31
      • "Research Assistant"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Purdue University

          Pros

          Good people, flexible hours, meaningful work

          Cons

          Small town- not close to a big city

          Purdue University2017-10-30
        • "Visiting Professor"

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          Former Employee - Visiting Professor in West Lafayette, IN
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          I worked at Purdue University full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Great Research institution, good students.

          Cons

          Small town, hard to find a good lease on a house or apartment

          Purdue University2017-10-24
        • "Associate Professor"

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          Former Employee - Associate Professor in West Lafayette, IN
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          Positive Outlook
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          I worked at Purdue University full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          faculty support, brilliant students, collegial collaboration on grants and papers

          Cons

          located in small town, weather

          Purdue University2017-06-09
        • "Postdoc"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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          I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Many resources, nice and supportive faculty professors, peaceful, and quiet. Great research environment.

          Cons

          small town, and very cold winter

          Purdue University2017-04-26
        • "Graduate Research Assistant"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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          No opinion of CEO

          I have been working at Purdue University part-time

          Pros

          Very good professors, nanohub, community, facilities

          Cons

          Located in a small town, public transportation

          Purdue University2017-04-19
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