The Graduate Center Reviews

Updated Jan 2, 2021

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The Graduate Center Interim President James L. Muyskens
James L. Muyskens
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  1. "Overall it's great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at The Graduate Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Closely relate to my field

    Cons

    There is room to improve compensations and benefits

  2. "Solid PhD program"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at The Graduate Center full-time

    Pros

    Many connections, many access to CUNY institutions.

    Cons

    You have to be remain constantly vigilant about payments.


  3. "Accessible Higher Education"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Career Advisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The Graduate Center part-time

    Pros

    A great place to get a quality education at low cost

    Cons

    Budget cuts may hurt the quality of the education

  4. "Great Work Environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Ph D Student Presidential Fellow 

    I worked at The Graduate Center part-time

    Pros

    This was a very good work environment.

    Cons

    There are no cons I can think of.

  5. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant 

    I have been working at The Graduate Center part-time

    Pros

    great place to work and great people to work with

    Cons

    not much to complain here

  6. "work/life balance"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate 

    I have been working at The Graduate Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    union campus 30+ research centers

    Cons

    lack of building lights outdated systems

  7. "Great place, very low pay."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant 

    I have been working at The Graduate Center part-time

    Pros

    Part of the fellowship agreement

    Cons

    Very low salary and no office space.

  8. "Scholarship not enough for NYC"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The Graduate Center full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to get paid to study

    Cons

    Scholarship is too low for the cost of living in NYC

  9. "Beyond bad"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The Graduate Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The benefits package is pretty good.

    Cons

    Most of the tenured or tenure track faculty are divas, with little respect for other professionals. But, it's not a professional environment. If you have worked outside of CUNY you will be baffled, frustrated, disheartened, shocked, and ultimately take one of two paths: (a) follow in the footsteps of the majority and assume your role as placeholder who does very little or (b) save your soul and sense of worth and high tail it out of there. A word to the wise professional - run (away).

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  10. "Graduate Research Assistant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at The Graduate Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work, great people, everything great

    Cons

    Not that I can think of

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