Cornell University Reviews

Updated Nov 27, 2021

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Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack (no image)
Martha E. Pollack
330 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment and challenging work(in 76 reviews)

  • "Fantastic institution to work at in Ithaca(in 74 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Ithaca is somewhat remote (but beautiful(in 156 reviews)

  • "Remote location and cold winters(in 40 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Graduate Research Assistant Review

      Jan 8, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      You get to work with some of the best minds in the industry

      Cons

      None at all ! I love it here

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Jul 6, 2021 - Janitor/Cleaner in Damān
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good but sometimes difficult to mop

      Cons

      Not that good but we had lunch

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good employers

      Dec 13, 2013 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Healthy work life balance, good community, gorgeous Ithaca

      Cons

      bad weather, long working hours

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Research Job

      Nov 27, 2021 - Research Assistant in Ithaca, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy part-time work as a student

      Cons

      Could be hard to manage with classword

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Free

      Nov 25, 2021 - Graduate Student in Ithaca, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Freedom of research. Pi and school are supportive

      Cons

      Location is kinda far away from everything

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Place to work

      Nov 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great people with decent pay

      Cons

      Have to be ok living in a small town

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Collaborative Environment

      Nov 22, 2021 - PhD Student in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Positive, motivated, challenging, accomplished, enriching

      Cons

      Gloomy environment, small town, poor public transportation, limited intra-department social interaction

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place for students to work

      Nov 21, 2021 - Annual Fund Caller 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - great group of people - good pay - flexible hours for students

      Cons

      - can get tedious - sometimes had rude alumni

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to do science

      Nov 18, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ithaca, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic research environment, encourage cultural diversity, frequent collaboration across department and across campus.

      Cons

      None that I can see

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Cornell University Teaching Assistant Review

      Nov 16, 2021 - Cornell University Teaching Assistant in Ithaca, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Prestigious, low living cost, good community

      Cons

      Isolated, weather too cold, small town

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