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Not bad for graduate studies

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Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY (US)
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY (US)

I have been working at Cornell University full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Graduate student stipend and benefits afford good lifestyle in Ithaca. High quality researchers and labs available. World class libraries and subscriptions to journals and services.

Cons

Very poor career development resources overall, especially for Ph.D. students seeking non-academic career tracks. Remote location makes travel for research or other purposes difficult.

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  1. Overall, a great place to work.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ithaca, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ithaca, NY (US)

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The students, faculty, and staff are wonderful. The benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    The institution can feel large, disorganized, and slow moving.

    Advice to Management

    Reward strong employees.


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    employment monopoly

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Ithaca, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Ithaca, NY (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Main game in town, so they dramatically underpay support staff

    Cons

    Management at all levels is incompetent but it doesn't matter because in the long run the rep of the school continues to draw in students and donations. Very political.

    Advice to Management

    stop being so snobbish


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