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Updated Oct 19, 2019

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  1. "Great place to be a professor"

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    Assistant Professor in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tulane University for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues and bright students.

    Cons

    It is located in New Orleans. High crime, high corruption in elected officials.

    Tulane University2017-09-29
  2. "Working as a Graduate Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in New Orleans, LA
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    I have been working at Tulane University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    New Orleans is a fun city to be in There is a lot of medical research with access to the TU Medical Hospital, and the National Primate Research Center There is a decent work/life balance depending on the lab you choose

    Cons

    New Orleans has a high crime rate so one should be cautious walking alone at night Graduate work isn't for everyone, really make sure you want to do the research you're signing up for It can be hard to find a social group if you do not have avenues in which to meet people. You have to be proactive to find friends.

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    Tulane University2017-06-13
  3. "Staff position"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
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    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    Good job security for New Orleans; tuition waiver

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for professional growth and development; very limited raises; non-profit that is run as a for-profit

    Tulane University2017-03-10
  4. "Nice city, good institution"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
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    I worked at Tulane University

    Pros

    Excellent location (New Orleans) and privileges of a solid institution.

    Cons

    Low pay mobility and little room for advancement

    Tulane University2017-02-01
  5. "Post-doc"

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    I have been working at Tulane University

    Pros

    Beautiful campus with great faculty to interact with.

    Cons

    In the middle of New Orleans, which is prone to crime.

    Tulane University2017-01-12
  6. "Hard at work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    I have been working at Tulane University part-time

    Pros

    There are plenty of ways to demonstrate ones value and capabilities. If you're dedicated the faculty will notice and it is easy to gain a good reputation.

    Cons

    It is easy to be distracted by all that is the city of New Orleans and funds are definitely directed towards the business school before anywhere else.

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    Tulane University2016-12-23
  7. "Average stipend"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    New Orleans is a fun city to live there is always something fun is going in Tulane. nice people. Professors are very nice.

    Cons

    To many fees to pay, very slow environment, every body is pretty lay back, not many publication

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    Tulane University2016-11-30
  8. "Program Coordinator"

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    Program Coordinator in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at Tulane University

    Pros

    Safe environment considering the New Orleans crime rate.

    Cons

    Minimum salary even with years of experience and degree.

    Tulane University2016-11-23
  9. "Graduate School in Math"

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    Graduate Student Teaching Assistant in New Orleans, LA
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    I worked at Tulane University

    Pros

    * Available actual teaching opportunities. * A great academic experience * Fair payment to afford living in New Orleans. * Friendly environment in Mathematics Department.

    Cons

    * The duties and duties were standard and as expected for a teaching assistant job for a graduate student, so I can not think of any cons.

    Tulane University2016-08-08
  10. "Pros and Cons. Depends on your offer."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    I have been working at Tulane University full-time

    Pros

    You could look for a good small working environment here at Tulane University. Because of the atmosphere here at New Orleans, people here are very nice and warm-welcoming new people.

    Cons

    The minimum pay is low than probably most of the cities for same level of job. So this could take into account for considering joining here. But really depends on your offer.

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    Tulane University2016-06-16

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