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Nice weather.

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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

Proximity to Silicon Valley and access to industry connections. Reputation probably helps when trying to publish. Far from SF, but beats living in cold places.

Cons

Pay does not match cost of living in the area. Housing situation gets worse each year. These are pretty serious as a third of the pay goes to housing and there's always the risk of losing housing (due to the lottery system) if one goes off to do an internship. Other concerns: Heavy bureaucracy. Too much construction going on.

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Spend less on fountains, more on building more housing units.

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    Smartness

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanford University

    Pros

    Surrounded by smart people. Beautiful weather.

    Cons

    Being a graduate student is stressful.

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    great place

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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 (less than an year)

    Pros

    great place to work at

    Cons

    too good to be true

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    i just wanna see to full comments

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