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Yale University Connecticut Reviews

Updated October 17, 2017
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  • Work-life balance isn't a priority (in 18 reviews)

  • It is a great place for people who want to emerge themselves in science (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great Organization"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Research Fellow in New Haven, CT
    Former Contractor - Research Fellow in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Yale University as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    High level of independence, supportive staff, impressive network of professionals willing to assist you

    Cons

    Dealing with human resources at Yale can be difficult, difficult to move from a contract position to a full time position

    Advice to Management

    Provide additional assistance to staff in registering with human resources and ensuring they are within the system in a timely mannner


  2. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Tons of opportunities for graduate students in various sectors: entrepreneurship, consulting, law, etc.
    - Healthcare
    - Beautiful campus
    - Amaizing entertainment opportunities: theatre, music halls, galleries.

    Cons

    Long hours, unsafe location, poor dental health plan

  3. "RA Position"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great connections and competitive salaries.

    Cons

    No cons for this position.


  4. "Student jobs"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Student Worker in New Haven, CT

    I worked at Yale University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great pay, respect for workers

    Cons

    Cannot apply to full-time work as an in-network applicant

    Advice to Management

    More job training for student workers


  5. "Biology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great community, talented individuals, supportive network

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in upper levels


  6. "PhD Student in Life Sciences"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yale University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    creative and intelligent faculty network

    Cons

    challenging and sometimes dysfunctional department culture for PhD students


  7. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Assistant III in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Office Assistant III in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A great place to work and move up the ladder with great benefits

    Cons

    Down sizing in depts.
    Respect
    Consideration of others

    Advice to Management

    As jobs change in upgrading, to fully learn employees jobs.

  8. "Food Service Manager"

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    Former Employee - DinigMangr in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - DinigMangr in New Haven, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yale University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Salary , Benefits and Positive Growth

    Cons

    Lack of consistency with new concepts and Innovation - Constantly changes paths of ideas without completion which causes many disruptions.

    Advice to Management

    There is no clear path - The upper management is in disarray, the second level of management consistently compensates for lack of direction to achieve success


  9. "Associate Research Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Associate Research Scientist in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Associate Research Scientist in New Haven, CT

    I have been working at Yale University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is good. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Small chances of promotion for non-ladder faculties.


  10. "Good Culture here"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice Faculty, very smart students and a good practice for teaching

    Cons

    Grading is a nightmare and sometimes the value added for a TA is low

    Advice to Management

    Not related to management


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