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Yale University Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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  • Work-life balance isn't a priority (in 18 reviews)

  • Yale is a great place to do research overall (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Positive Yale Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Yale University part-time

    Pros

    Great flexibility with course load and other commitments, excellent networking opportunities as the research endeavors there are varied and impactful

    Cons

    Temporary based on the research you are involved in


  2. "Associate Professor"

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

    I worked at Yale University (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Intellectually stimulating environment, good appreciation for good thinkers, great overall experience both for work and campus life and traditions.

    Cons

    Small community, lost a lot of good colleagues to the tenure process.

  3. "Lecturer"

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    Former Employee - Lecturer in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Lecturer in New Haven, CT
    Recommends

    I worked at Yale University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, package, resources, gym!

    Cons

    The cons are not really cons. High expectations and therefore pressure, but it is not bad


  4. "Student at Yale"

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

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Great to be a student here

    Cons

    Not as much emphasis on science programs as humanities.

    Advice to Management

    Prioritize STEM more


  5. "Excellent place to do graduate school"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - PhD Student in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Incredible mentorship and peers, unlimited resources.

    Cons

    Nothing major; New Haven might not be your cup of tea.


  6. "Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    great exp working at Yale

    Cons

    none bad exp working at Yale

    Advice to Management

    no


  7. "Assistant Archivist"

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    Former Employee - Archivist Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Archivist Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    My supervisor was kind and patient during training. He was very generous when it came to time off, and provided an excellent environment to work in.

    Cons

    The tasks could be tedious, but I was aware of that from the beginning.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. I loved working there.

  8. "Postdoc Experience"

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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

    Yale has a lot of resource to serve all the community members well

    Cons

    Like any other places, works have to be done for better diversity and inclusion


  9. "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


  10. "RA Position"

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    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.


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