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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great housing package

    Dec 11, 2022 - Senior Research Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Best housing package in New York, walking distance housing for all researcher/scientists.

    Cons

    Does not have a competitive salary package

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Really depends on the lab

    Jan 18, 2023 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent Resources Best pay for undergrad RA in NYC Really good healthcare Discounted drinks at faculty bar

    Cons

    Intense work environment At the whim of your PI Not that much focus on your own career development

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Fine

    Dec 27, 2022 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good healthcare benefits, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Experience will vary by laboratory of employment

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Amazing

    Oct 19, 2022 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great environment Flexible Decent pay 1 week vacation free

    Cons

    None to share at all

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    research in top institution

    Nov 18, 2022 - Senior Research Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    terrific environment for research, seminars

    Cons

    glass ceiling for those unable to launch jobs in academia

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Excellent preparation for graduate school

    Aug 9, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The academic training environment at Rockefeller is unparalleled for RAs.

    Cons

    There is not subsidized housing for research assistants.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent place to begin a career in academia

    Apr 4, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    HR is wonderful, excellent health insurance. A great place to learn and gain insight into whether or not grad school is the right path for you.

    Cons

    Your experience will depend a lot on your lab/supervisor, not necessarily a con but possible. 2 years until the university contributes 6% of your salary to retirement. No raises, COL do not keep up with inflation

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Perfect

    May 24, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great The best Place to Works In the World

    Cons

    Don’t have Any Cons Bad Ideia

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Amazing place to work!

    Mar 4, 2022 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits, respectful environment, supportive community for learning new skills, excellent health insurance.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be lonely because in my lab very few people work alongside me.

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place, depending on the lab

    Mar 10, 2022 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
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    Pros

    Fantastic employee resources, both through HR and other perks of a resource-rich campus

    Cons

    Variability between lab cultures results in dramatic differences in worker experience

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99% of Research Assistant employees at Rockefeller University would recommend their employer to a friend. This rating has increased by 5% in the past 12 months. Research Assistant professionals have also rated Rockefeller University with a 3.9 rating for work-life-balance, 3.9 rating for diversity and inclusion, 4.1 rating for culture and values and 4.1 rating for career opportunities.

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