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  • "Great benefits that will hopefully only get better now that the University and Medical Center have split.(in 133 reviews)
  • "I worked with some really great people but many of them got fed up and quit.(in 96 reviews)
  • "Campus is beautiful and life pace is relaxing(in 61 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and ability to get to know faculty(in 40 reviews)
  • "Great work environment to be in(in 26 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

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    Sep 13, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good work life balance fair pay

    Cons

    no cons - nothing - nothing - nothing

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    great work life balance

    Jan 27, 2021 - Director of Marketing in Nashville, TN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great work life balance for working moms

    Cons

    things move at a snail's pace

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Worked as a graduate student

    Sep 3, 2014 - Research Assistant I in Nashville, TN
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    Pros

    Friendly staff, fantastic research opportunities, good opportunity to network and succeed.

    Cons

    Interdepartmental research is difficult. Work life balance is always going to skewed in favor of work but I think coming to a university that is expected. Perks are that you get a chance to conduct and participate in research that is state-of-the-art and a chance to collaborate with some of the leading industries.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Vanderbilt is a wonderful and caring place to work.

    Jun 8, 2011 - Program Coordinator in Nashville, TN
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    Pros

    My supervisor gives me the autonomy that I need to do a good job. I never feel like someone is looking over my shoulder. I have the support to make changes and try new ideas out to benefit my clients and co-workers. VU is very supportive of the work/life balance and encourages good health.

    Cons

    The university side has very limited holidays compared to other universities. However, the vacation accural is good and so makes up for it.

    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Best first job

    Nov 1, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Started as an AAI July 2015 and I am thoroughly loving this job. Great work/life balance!

    Cons

    Many people coming and going in my department the year and a half that I have been here

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Technical Assistance

    Jan 7, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Great work environment. Great balance of work and home life.

    Cons

    Nothing for the time being

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Student Centers Review

    Dec 2, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Friendly and professional staff, various staff appreciation events and incentives

    Cons

    Work life balance difficult for student workers

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  9. 1.0
    Former Employee

    poor

    Jul 21, 2017 -  
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    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    management is poor. no employee recognition

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great company

    Feb 7, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Flexible and well compensated

    Sep 15, 2020 - Lecturer in Nashville, TN
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    Pros

    Allows for work life balance

    Cons

    Intense amount of grading at times

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