Vanderbilt University Reviews

Updated May 30, 2020

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4.2
86%
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91%
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Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos
Nicholas Zeppos
285 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Nashville is getting busier and more expensive(in 41 reviews)

  • "Low pay for having a college degree(in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours as a research assistant

    Cons

    Mix of student employees - undergrad and grad

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-30
  2. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

    I worked at Vanderbilt University part-time

    Pros

    Really emphasized teamwork and fostering a collaborative atmosphere

    Cons

    Entry level salary is low

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-29
  3. "I worked full-time at Vanderbilt for one year"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Analyst 

    I worked at Vanderbilt University full-time

    Pros

    Amazing faculty and staff!Great opportunities in research.

    Cons

    Lower pay for entry-level research analyst position.

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-26
  4. "Great job to have as a full-time graduate student!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at Vanderbilt University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supportive faculty and students who are excited to learn.

    Cons

    Pay could be better, but compared to TN minimum wage it was solid.

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-19
  5. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University part-time

    Pros

    Well-organized and very fair in regards to hours.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of.

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-18
  6. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Nashville, TN

    I worked at Vanderbilt University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, nice people, fun

    Cons

    Long Hours, Boring at times

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-17
  7. "Great Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Guard in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vanderbilt University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everything, everythinf here is awesome.

    Cons

    Absolutely none, you cannot think of one

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-13
  8. "The college with the happiest students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vanderbilt University full-time

    Pros

    Professors are really professional and easygoing

    Cons

    There is not really anything bad about this college

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-11
  9. "In general great community and resources"

    5.0
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    top tier research and seminars, great collaboration, great health insurance

    Cons

    frustrations with pay, but this has more to do with graduate stipends than vanderbilt exclusively

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-07
  10. "great institution"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vanderbilt University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    friendly staff mission oriented helping patients

    Cons

    low pay but otherwise great place to work

    Vanderbilt University2020-05-06
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