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Updated September 12, 2018
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  • "Pay is not competitive, not much opportunity for advancement" (in 10 reviews)

  • "New Orleans has a high crime rate so one should be cautious walking alone at night" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Tulane University part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work at.

    Cons

    Things can be a bit slow sometimes


  2. "Teaching Assistant"

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    I have been working at Tulane University part-time

    Pros

    nice place to study and teach

    Cons

    the weather is too humid

  3. "Graduate research student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Tulane University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice working environment, dynamic research

    Cons

    The living cost around the campus is high


  4. "Great Benefits"

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    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are great like the tuition waver.

    Cons

    The overworking and condensing multiple jobs into one is not easy.


  5. "Pay"

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    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and good food

    Cons

    Low pay and not a full 40 hours

    Advice to Management

    Pay better


  6. "Tulane - a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and perks like the tuition waver.

    Cons

    Management can pile additional workloads without compensation.


  7. "Wonderful Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Everything went well, I thoroughly enjoyed my experience

    Cons

    Nothing-I only worked there for a short time.

  8. "19th Century Institution"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Not having to schlep thru snow.

    Cons

    Many profs are paid far less than at comparable colleges, senior administrators are paid much more,

    Advice to Management

    The profs generate most of the college income. Redistribute the wealth.


  9. "Research Intern"

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    I worked at Tulane University part-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn through work experience

    Cons

    None (cons are generally along the lines of typical drawbacks of working at University)


  10. "Easy work - tough bureacracy"

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    I worked at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Low stress and low impact.
    Very low expectations for staff performance.

    Cons

    Very low expectations for staff performance.
    Apathy.
    Overly large and complex bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Promote performance culture. Make it easier for high performers to be recognized. Streamline processes and improve management at middle levels.


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