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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Jan 24, 2023 - Graduate Research Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    salary is rising recently years

    Cons

    still lower, if consider rent

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    phd

    Jan 23, 2023 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    receive good training and make connections

    Cons

    the pay is very low

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Growing department and research teams

    Jan 2, 2023 - Graduate Research Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Growing opportunities for research and knowledge

    Cons

    Pay differs based on availability of funds with principal investigator. Some researchers get full time and some get part time positions based on funds. Some students get swamped with teaching duties to be funded.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Good expereince, low pay

    Jan 12, 2023 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fulfilling to teach the youth

    Cons

    The salary really isn't too high.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Research assistant

    Dec 14, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very manageable schedule, get to choose your own hours a lot of the time

    Cons

    High stress, high expectations, low pay for what we do

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Researcher at RNA institute

    Nov 18, 2022 - Researcher in Albany, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Collaborative environment with cutting edge research and technology

    Cons

    I have none to give

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Wonderful MBA Program, Well Rounded MBA Education, Graduate Assistantship Opportunity

    Nov 18, 2022 - Graduate Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    As Grad Assistant, I was able to work closely with my HRIS department and gain research experience in my field. As MBA Student, did not feel like "another number" as you may at bigger business schools.

    Cons

    None I can think of.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Supportive Atmosphere

    Oct 31, 2022 - Graduate Student Researcher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Atmospheric graduate program that strongly takes into consideration feedback from its students. Very supportive and provides many resources. Tight knit department.

    Cons

    The building is too cold! Lack of diversity which more so reflects atmospheric science than the program.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Oct 19, 2022 - Working Student 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great company culture and very inclusive and informative.

    Cons

    Not many resources available to student workers

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Student Engagement

    Sep 22, 2022 - Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I enjoyed working in this position

    Cons

    Didn't pay enough for the work

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SUNY Albany Reviews FAQs

SUNY Albany has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 394 reviews left anonymously by employees. 77% of employees would recommend working at SUNY Albany to a friend and 58% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, SUNY Albany employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at SUNY Albany. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

77% of SUNY Albany employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated SUNY Albany 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at SUNY Albany to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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