Yale University Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2020

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Yale University President Peter Salovey
Peter Salovey
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  1. "Good for Student Jobs"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yale University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The salary was good for single student expenses

    Cons

    Will not cover all your costs

  2. "Not Quick To Change"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in New Haven, CT

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Working with some of the most talented people in IT makes you feel inspired to learn more. Everyone is very passionate about what they do. There is a contagious thirst to learn more each day.

    Cons

    Due to the culture of the environment, change is not quick. Many innovations fall to the side due to a lack of management interest or supports. It is a historical environment that wants to stay historical.


  3. "Great benefits overall great place to work. Culture greatly varies by department."

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Yale University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, access to training, resources, work-life balance and great affinity groups. Lots of opportunities for advancement. Intellectually challenging.

    Cons

    Union benefits are now significantly better than management, which disincentivizes growth at some point.

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  4. "Research Fellowship Program"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postgraduate Research Fellow 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great healthcare benefits, innovative and cutting-edge research, great community

    Cons

    location, pressure, low salary for a prestigious, demanding position

  5. "Could have more systems for me to move up"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dining Hall Worker 

    I have been working at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    +Pay is good +Benefits are decent

    Cons

    +Rude students +hard to move up

  6. "great learning experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

    I worked at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    good environment, great people and good place to learn

    Cons

    no growth, compensation is less, no incentives

  7. "Yale University"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Yale University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, excellent learning experience with some of the brightest in the world.

    Cons

    The bar is set very high, meet it.

  8. "CS50 TA"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Awesome Staff - Nice Swag - Very fulfilling

    Cons

    - Grading things is not that fun :(

  9. "psych"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in New Haven, CT

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    good vibe, environment and benefits

    Cons

    nothing really - a little more bureaucracy in the business office

  10. "Graduate Student Experience"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Graduate Student 

    I have been working at Yale University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There is access to many institutional resources. This includes resources for research and resources for additional training in computational biology, teaching, etc.

    Cons

    The environment can be a bit competitive.

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