Cornell University Research Associate Reviews

Updated 14 Aug 2020

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23 Ratings
  1. "Great experience for establishing a career"

    4.0
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    Former Intern - Research Coordinator in Mumbai

    I worked at Cornell University for less than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful exposure for a future career

    Cons

    Too much elitism amongst senior faculty

  2. "it was not chill"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    competative environment encourages collaboration and professional development

    Cons

    competative environment can make you feel like an imposter


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Research Aide 

    I worked at Cornell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great research experience and opportunity to support a dynamic team leading studies on important issues. A supportive work environment that took personal career goals into consideration in assigned projects and opportunities.

    Cons

    I really enjoyed this position and felt there weren't any cons.

  4. "good school"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    good university and great area for living

    Cons

    only one university in this town

  5. "Useful expirence"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cornell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    experience, decent pay, it's an ivy league

    Cons

    location, weather, travel, internal mobility

  6. "PA at Cornell Lab of O"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Research Project Assistant 

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Friendly work environment. People are very dedicated and passionate. Really beautiful workspace, surrounding by hiking trails.

    Cons

    very non-diverse work environment. Lots of cubicles.

  7. "Bad pay but great research projects"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really great research projects and independent work.

    Cons

    low pay, not enough work.

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  8. "Research Assistant at Survey Research Institute"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible with schedule, good people, a great work environment

    Cons

    A lot of cold calling, have to interact with potential participants who are rude

  9. "Great Environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY

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

    Pros

    On the cutting edge for research positions

    Cons

    Not all fields are equal

  10. "Something for everyone"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It is a great place to study and learn.

    Cons

    None I can think of!

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