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Washington University in St. Louis Reviews

Updated February 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Benefits at affordable costs (in 73 reviews)

  • This company cares about work/life balance (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Very little room for advancement (in 10 reviews)

  • Low salary and limited compensation (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great company for the benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    One of the best benefits providers in the city

    Cons

    As it is academia/NPO, pay is low


  2. "Excellent, thoughtful employer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Career Center Analyst in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Career Center Analyst in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Washington University in St. Louis part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good real-world experience, flexible hours

    Cons

    Team turn-over was relatively high, but that was expected.


  3. "Student Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Washington University in St. Louis part-time

    Pros

    Easy work on the whole part.

    Cons

    Limited pay unfortunately, but okay.


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  5. "Research Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis part-time

    Pros

    Welcoming working environment for current students

    Cons

    Low salary and limited compensation


  6. "Very relaxed place to work part time"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling and very nice group dynamics. Everyone is super nice, and clients are (almost) always very easygoing.

    Cons

    The work can be boring, especially when there isn't much to be done. There's also no real opportunities for student workers to advance in the hierarchy.


  7. "Business School Instructor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructor in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Instructor in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time

    Pros

    top ranked school, high caliber students, outstanding curriculum

    Cons

    decisions made slowly sometimes and not others


  8. "Life of a grad student"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Access to excellent resources and talented individuals. Supportive and collaborative work culture.

    Cons

    Lots of work and high expectations.


  9. "Database Anaylst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Database Analyst in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Database Analyst in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Great Benefits
    -Close to my home (free metro pass)

    Cons

    -Pay
    -Lots of politics and favoritism

    Advice to Management

    -Pay you employees more, so much funding and little pay.


  10. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Washington University in St. Louis part-time

    Pros

    It gave me great experience while looking for full time jobs

    Cons

    No opportunities for raises/promotions/salary negotiations


  11. "Great Benefits, Great Institution"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time

    Pros

    Benefits- 22 vacation days/year
    Integrity of the university

    Cons

    Departments not unified
    Depends a lot on who you work for



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