Stanford University
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www.stanford.edu Stanford, CA 5000+ Employees

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Very good

Postdoctoral Scholar (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA (US)

I have been working at Stanford University as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsIt's a great university with a nice work environment at a beautiful location.

ConsIt's in a fairly small city, so access to non-academic things is limited.

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Work-Life Balance depends on which department manager you have

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Stanford, CA (US)

I worked at Stanford University full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Love the benefits of having vacation, PTO, sick and winter shutdown.… Cons: Pay $700+ per year for a parking permit - a… Advice to Senior Management: Don't talk out of both sides of your mouth. It's ridiculous to praise an employee for going above and beyond… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Middle managers beware

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA (US)

I worked at Stanford University full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The campus and the weather is wonderful. There are many activities that are available to the staff and the benefits are very… Cons: There is a lot of silly decisions made due to the policial nature of the organization. Since this is a nonprofit organization no one in… Advice to Senior Management: The hotling needs to be staffed by an outside service. Too many valid complaints are not investigated… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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