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Sanford Research/USD Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great culture, fun work environment

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say really

    Advice to Management

    More interaction would have been nice.


  2. "Greatest Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sanford Research/USD full-time

    Pros

    Friendly Environment, collaboration is easy

    Cons

    low pay, in the middle of nowhere Sioux Falls (north of town)

  3. "Regulatory"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sanford Research/USD full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Always new opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Employer has gotten so big, you don't feel like you matter. Very corporate feel.


  4. "Great opportunities for students looking to pursue a career in biomedical research"

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    Former Intern - Research Assistant in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Intern - Research Assistant in Sioux Falls, SD
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Sanford Research/USD as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great and friendly coworkers. Revolutionary equipment and resources. Plenty of space to grow and expand. Great food in the

    Cons

    Some inconvenient rules and regulations that can make it to do simply things like share data. Not much else really.

    Advice to Management

    The policy prohibiting research staff from eating up front by the cafeteria is a little ridiculous. Keep up the great work with keeping equipment up and running.


  5. "Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sanford Research/USD (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They are invested in professional development of those who contribute, progressive, open to new processes

    Cons

    Corporate culture can be slow, lots of complaining by staff


  6. "Great Experience"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sanford Research/USD as an intern

    Pros

    Lots of hands-on experience. Abundant opportunities to gain knowledge of new tools and techniques. Extremely helpful staff and faculty.

    Cons

    There is a lack of food choices in cafeteria. Pay isn't great for research associates considering the amount of work they do.


  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities
    Wonderful people to work with

    Cons

    Pay isn't wonderful unless you are an RN
    Salaried, so hours can be unpredictable

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and value those who are working hard. You may lose them otherwise.

  8. "Great Environment to Learn and Grow"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Sioux Falls, SD
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sanford Research/USD full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful staff and co-workers that care about you as an individual as well as are open to communication and collaboration. Sanford research provides a great learning environment that is constantly changing and progressing as science advances. Provides opportunities to work individually but also to develop strengths and skills of a great team-member. Also has great flexibility and has a relatively non-stressful work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Does not have the best opportunities for advancement within the company. Can be slightly segregated under the large Sanford umbrella.


  9. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Sanford Research/USD full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers. Decent pay for the researcher

    Cons

    Bad management. They change mind so quickly