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Updated Oct 20, 2019

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Columbia University CEO Lee C. Bollinger
Lee C. Bollinger
675 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits: 5 weeks of vacation and unlimited sick days for officers(in 112 reviews)

  • "Great work environment , good work life balance(in 106 reviews)

Cons
  • "supervision mainly from postdocs instead of professors(in 49 reviews)

  • "There are no cons to this job assignment(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome!"

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    Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Columbia University for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice working environment and people.

    Cons

    Sometimes the amount of work expected is too high.

    Columbia University2018-01-13
  2. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time

    Pros

    Its my ambition to work in abroad. If u give me opportunity I'll prove my self. I'm smart and hard worker employe.

    Cons

    This is current job. Immediately I can join for work.

    Advice to Management

    Give me an opportunity to work in abroad.

    Columbia University2019-02-03
  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Columbia University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company to work in

    Cons

    Nothing nice to work for

    Advice to Management

    Ft

    Columbia University2018-07-23
  4. "Experience at Math Department as TA"

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    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia University

    Pros

    Good hourly rate of pay

    Cons

    Had to follow up a lot to get hired

    Columbia University2014-01-17
  5. "Excellent Experience in CU"

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    Current Employee - Student in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good resources and intelligent people

    Cons

    Campus is a little crowded

    Columbia University2019-10-21
  6. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Program Associate 

    I worked at Columbia University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great summer opportunity for recent grads.

    Cons

    Research project supervisors were very unresponsive.

    Columbia University2019-10-20
  7. "Great experience, great environment."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Columbia University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supervisors and team I worked for really made the job. The environment was positive, and the work challenging but it was the perfect entry level job.

    Cons

    Short term contract, or I would have continued working here longer.

    Columbia University2019-10-07
  8. "It’s what you make it"

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    Former Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great health insurance, incentives and pay

    Cons

    Flex schedule can be challenging

    Columbia University2019-10-21
  9. "Good Place"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Top tier research, good accommodations

    Cons

    The living expense is so high.

    Columbia University2019-10-05
  10. "Good place for research"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A great place to do research

    Cons

    No cons up to now

    Columbia University2019-10-05
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