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Yale University Reviews

Updated December 8, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great benefits like retirement and especially healthcare" (in 64 reviews)

  • "Also known for great work/life balance here" (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "very insular wok environment, culture and priorities not focused on work life balance" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Faculty are not incentivized to be good mentors to graduate students" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    Ability to get involved in projects. Great reputation.

    Cons

    Not applicable at this time.


  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    Depending on which class you get to teach, it can be a very rewarding job.

    Cons

    Application process opaque. Uneven distribution of work.

  3. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    A lot of great professors.

    Cons

    Not so many great students.


  4. "Amazing Supportive Environment"

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    Current Employee - Gallery Docent in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Gallery Docent in New Haven, CT
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Lots of support, growth, and new ideas

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  5. "student job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    above minimum wage, flexible hours

    Cons

    could pay students more, esp since we have to meet student income contribution


  6. "Faculty Affairs and Human Resources Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT

    I worked at Yale University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good co-workers and good benefits

    Cons

    Value whole work experience vs. just university experience when identifying candidates


  7. "Faculty"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, health, retirement, tuition

    Cons

    Low salaries as compared to other institutions

  8. "A great school"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    You can start an interesting conversation at any given moment at Yale. Lots of fun and smart people.

    Cons

    New Haven... But it's close to the city.


  9. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The work culture is amazing, everyone I worked with had a good attitude.

    Cons

    My experience was here was great, just needed somewhere I can move up higher in ranks.


  10. "Associate research scientist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    great platform for career development

    Cons

    different culture need to be adapted