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Updated November 15, 2017
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  1. "Biostatistician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yale University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit, flexible working time and nice coworkers; There are tons of seminars and you can get access to online journals, books... You only need to work for 37.5 hours a week;

    Cons

    A few opportunities for promotion for non-PhD/MD. Salary is lower than working in industries.

    Advice to Management

    No advice


  2. "Good place to intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Yale University as an intern

    Pros

    It was very important work, and a great place to work as a student.

    Cons

    The work was segmented and did not have access to all global health initiative work.

  3. "research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of exposure in academia; resource is plentiful; peer pressure is encouraging

    Cons

    funding is limited; salary is too low

    Advice to Management

    increase the benefit that RAs get


  4. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    great campus, students, and environment

    Cons

    it's a pretty big place


  5. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Great infrastructure, facilities and researchers

    Cons

    Three separate campuses, hard to commute between them


  6. "Postdoctoral Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Yale is very welcoming to its Postdoc family

    Cons

    New haven is not the nicest


  7. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Current Employee - Research Associate

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice co-workers, brilliant colleagues and students

    Cons

    Poor management, challenging work, over-worked

  8. "Postdoctoral work at Yale"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great resources for pursuing research in basic biology and evaluating the impact of your in a specific disease population

    Cons

    It is sometimes better if you know people at important or influential positions to get your work done faster


  9. "Student Dining Hall Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working staff and not stressful workload.

    Cons

    Requires patience and tolerance for consumers.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  10. "Excellent place for performing scientific research"

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

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

    Pros

    Great platform, intelligent coworkers, creativity, infrastructure support and comprehensive core facilities

    Cons

    winter here is kind of long


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