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Yale University Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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  1. "Lecturer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "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

  3. "Excellent place to do graduate school"

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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
    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.


  4. "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


  5. "Assistant Archivist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  6. "Postdoc Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "Great experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 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

  8. "RA Position"

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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.


  9. "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


  10. "Intern"

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

    I worked at Yale University as an intern

    Pros

    Robust internship experience, had the opportunity to do a real project that would have an impact on Yale.

    Cons

    Decisions sometimes could be very slow moving.

    Advice to Management

    None


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