Stanford University

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Great place to work. Wonderful career movement.

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Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stanford, CA (US)
Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stanford, CA (US)

I have been working at Stanford University full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Access to resources and quality research.

Cons

No applicable downsides of working here.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    discrimination

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stanford Spends a HUGE amount of money and effort in self-promoting and advertising. So You can use their name as a stepping stone to find a better job somewhere else.

    Cons

    Long history of discrimination that still continues. Stanford knows they have their lawyers stacked high and whoever they discriminate does not have the money, the time, or the lengthy battle to put in to defend themselves. So they see no reason why they should not continue to abuse us. Oh, Stanford will not hesitate to USE you, to show they have hired women. They will showcase you and your exciting work to their private donnors, then they will take the money from the donnors. YOu will never see any of it, and when they are done milking donnors using you, they will replace you and the process continues. Stanford has done a tremendous job pilling money and milking every penny out of donnors. They either know tough times are ahead or this is what they do every ten years and the am here to see the cycle. I have been to ivy league school on the east coast. I have never seen to much money be poured into self-promotion. So If you are at a phase in your carreer that you can use the recognition of the school, then it is good to plan on working there to use their strongest advantage (name brand) . Then plan on getting out of there. I am assuming that Stanford's outlook for the near future has to be good. What else will they do with all the piles of money they have raised (Other than more branding)?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    STOP discrimination. Shame on you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Overall a beautiful place

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time

    Pros

    People are nice, projects are nice, overally very satisfying intellectual environment

    Cons

    PI generally has little interest in mentoring. They only care about High Impact papers. Sometimes, it feels like in a tank with sharks. Fellows are nicely swimming next to you and waiting to take advantage whenever possible.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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