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Washington University in St. Louis Reviews

Updated February 26, 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. "Student Data Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst
    Current Employee - Data Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent academic research.

    Cons

    Academia is often a bubble


  2. "Event Support, Administrative Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with students, staff is always great.

    Cons

    Sometimes can be slow.


  3. "Great company for the benefits"

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    • 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


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  5. "Excellent, thoughtful employer"

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    • 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.


  6. "Flexible and laid back"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible, great supervisors, really fun to work

    Cons

    Sometimes can be a little too lax, and sometimes things don't get done


  7. "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.


  8. "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


  9. "Very relaxed place to work part time"

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    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.


  10. "Business School Instructor"

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    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


  11. "Life of a grad student"

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    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.



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