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Yale School of Medicine Reviews

Updated August 26, 2018
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  • "New Haven is somewhat dangerous" (in 9 reviews)

  • "New Haven is not a great city to live, however you can commute to Yale" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Yale School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Great environment! The projects and resources are amazing.

    Cons

    New Haven is somewhat dangerous


  2. "Postdoctoral Associate"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in New Haven, CT
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Infrastructure and research collaborators

    Cons

    New Haven is an expensive city to live with only 47K!

  3. "Great benefits, low pay"

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    Current Employee - Research Laboratory Manager in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Research Laboratory Manager in New Haven, CT
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Health benefits, tuition reimbursement, laid back atmosphere, union job security

    Cons

    Union pay is low, cost to park is high, 2 weeks vacation to start.


  4. "statistician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, working challenging and socially relevant problems

    Cons

    Commuting into New Haven, some aging facilities, complex bureaucracy


  5. "Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Research Coordinator in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Research Coordinator in New Haven, CT
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits package! Tons of opportunities to move to other positions at Yale.

    Cons

    None really! Hourly salary may be a bit below the industry standard.


  6. "Finance Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance, laid-back culture, low-stress environment

    Cons

    Difficult to implement change, slow to react and make things better for employees, high inefficient in many ways due to historic higher-ed structure


  7. "Postgraduate Associate"

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    Former Employee - Postgraduate Associate in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Postgraduate Associate in New Haven, CT
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Yale School of Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Yale is an awesome place with awesome people and awesome events. Yale Health is an excellent & affordable health insurance option. New Haven is very livable; Yale Shuttle is free public transportation that gets you all around town 24/7. If you work in a lab, you often have very flexible hours and job description.

    Cons

    It pays peanuts. Retirement matching exists, but only kicks in after one or two years of employment.

  8. "Greatt"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great with many scientists and strong research environments

    Cons

    salary incoming increase too slow

    Advice to Management

    more time to care, people,


  9. "Associate Research Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Great Scientific research environment and many great scientists!

    Cons

    hard to get promoted and low salary


  10. "Good research but less career support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Yale School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Research training is really good and work life balance is perfect

    Cons

    Low compensation as most academic research positions and career support only focus on academic positions


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