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Yale University Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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  1. "Post associate in research lab"

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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

    Flexibility
    interesting work
    great people
    great equipment

    Cons

    low salary
    No option to advance
    lots of hours


  2. "Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity to develop skills outside of your given degree. A real appreciation for mentorship. Helped me better conceive of my next steps after grad school.

    Cons

    None that I can think of!

  3. "Associate Research Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    some of the best researchers work here, good networking, collaborative environment

    Cons

    a lot of bureaucracy that slows things down, you have to pay for everything


  4. "Research Associate 1"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, wonderful training opportunities

    Cons

    Unorganized lab, toxic work environment, inclusive, not positive work environment


  5. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Great place for a first job, and if you wish to keep working in research as long as there is funding.

    Cons

    Hard to advance in the research labs with the union and human resources.


  6. "Yale Staff"

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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 10 years)

    Pros

    Yale has a great collaborative environment.

    Cons

    Yale is very focused on protecting their endowment, across the board all departments are continually asked to cut costs.


  7. "Postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits (e.g. health care included), reputation of university

    Cons

    There are more interesting places than New Haven

  8. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great supplemental income for grad student. Super helpful for making ends meet while in school.

    Cons

    A lot of your experience is dictated by the professor you have.

    Advice to Management

    pay more! or lower tuition :)


  9. "PhD student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    great place to be a grad student. Access to resource is unparalleled

    Cons

    Yale is less known for engineering


  10. "PostDoc Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yale University full-time

    Pros

    Great university, great city, Nice weather

    Cons

    Expensive housing, Cold winter, Noisy city


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