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Stanford School of Medicine Reviews

Updated July 9, 2018
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  • "high cost of living in the surrounding area" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Stanford School of Medicine cares deeply about maintaining its old boys network and about allowing sexual harassment to continue" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine part-time

    Pros

    One of best hospital systems with very smart, nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Hourly rate for part-time, even with a MS degree, isn't very high.


  2. "Lots of opportunities!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible working hours
    - Cool projects
    - Cool reputations in whole life once you are in.
    - You are surrounded by inspiring people from academia and industry
    - Great talks to attend all year.

    Cons

    - Weekly reporting puts you in stress and decrease efficiency
    - Offices are mostly cubicles with no windows to breath
    - Success is super individual. Sharing knowledge costs.
    - Healthcare benefits only useful if you are dying.

    Advice to Management

    Increase healthcare insurance coverage.

  3. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Good environment for new graduates.

    Cons

    Housing is expensive so it is not a long-term job


  4. "Great ambitous place"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great minds, good work, good benefits

    Cons

    a little underwhelming pay if you aren't high up in the school for the area at least, some politics and optics matter a lot


  5. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine part-time

    Pros

    Great environment, opportunity for networking and rewarding experience

    Cons

    no cons! Everything was great


  6. "Culture changed due to leadership change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful and fulfilling place to work. Very smart people dedicated to their work and to science and medicine. Stumulating and fun, work life balance encouraged and possible.

    Cons

    Leadership style and approach was jarringly different from the previous Leadership. Injection of a more corporate approach to management of school, very top heavy structure.


  7. "Lots of work, very worth it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    One of the best places to be in graduate school for biomedical sciences in the world.

    Cons

    Low pay, but high for graduate students across the country

  8. "Research Assistant Overall Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible hours, lots of diversity in research areas, really interesting stuff being done.

    Cons

    Hard to find housing, etc in the area


  9. "Beautiful Stanford Campus"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Location, smart colleagues, cross-disciplinary training.

    Cons

    Cost of living, multiple silos across campus, Stanford's highest cost of care in US.


  10. "Clinical Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, job stability, work environment

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for growth and career development after a certain point


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