Columbia University

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PhD Scolarship - Teaching Assistant (with stipend)

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Current Contractor - PhD Scolarship in New York, NY (US)
Current Contractor - PhD Scolarship in New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Columbia University as a contractor (more than 5 years)

Pros

You are given relative freedom in terms of what you research and who you research with.

Cons

Low income. If not interested in academia, you might be better off with a master.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    The work role is not as challenging as i was hoping for.

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    Current Employee - Accountant in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Accountant in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You come across a wide variety of people.

    Cons

    Limited scope of an employee.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Columbia University Decentralized Environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    *Good people
    *Interesting work impacting on a global scale
    *Broad range of ever changing projects
    *Exposer to many diverse working experiences form sourcing a test tube, to shipping motocycles to South Afica or negotiating contracts for world class researchers to consult on specific projects.
    *Many opportunities with in the University

    Cons

    *Very Hierarchal
    *You can spends months on a project working with a team and then have all your efforts disregarded because you never know who the final decision maker is.
    *Work life is difficult

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    Lean Management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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