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Duke University Reviews

Updated 11 Nov 2019

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  • "safety issues in some part of Durham(in 37 reviews)

  • "no cons, currently enjoy everything(in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Best University to Purse PhD"

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student 

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Good environment! Kind people! Good professors!

    Cons

    Very hard work needed! Hard to find park lot on campus

    Duke University2019-11-09
  2. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, love working with students

    Cons

    No cons, the work is interesting and it's inspiring to help others learn

    Duke University2019-10-31
  3. "Interesting work, good people, great benefits, low salaries"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Company culture, flexibility, educational opportunities, and great benefits

    Cons

    Low salaries, especially for long-time employees

    Advice to Management

    Consider salary adjustments for long-time (5+ year) employees. The yearly raises have not kept up with market rates.

    Duke University2019-11-11
  4. "Ph.D. student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent Theoretical Computer Science group.

    Cons

    Small faculty size, too much TA-ing load, and many others.

    Advice to Management

    None.

    Duke University2019-10-25
  5. "research faculty work at Duke University"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Research Professor in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good employee benefits. research resource support.

    Cons

    too much restriction to research faculty.

    Duke University2019-11-07
  6. "Duke University is an awesome employer."

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone is very very friendly.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be stressful.

    Advice to Management

    Make it less so stressful.

    Duke University2019-10-23
  7. "Great Research Support"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Durham, NC

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

    Pros

    Best researchers in the area. Frequent academic conferences.

    Cons

    Not like a city, everything else is scattered around the city.

    Duke University2019-10-21
  8. "Good in comparison"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Free access to the gym, healthcare, central location

    Cons

    Union busting institution, no living wage

    Duke University2019-11-03
  9. "Good experience to work here"

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    Former Employee - Histology Technician in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duke University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Experience everything a histotechnician would do. processing, embedding, microtomy, and special stains. There is also IHC

    Cons

    There is not really a lot of cons

    Duke University2019-11-02
  10. "UCAE Student Job"

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    Current Employee - Operations Assistant in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's an easy job for students.

    Cons

    20 hr limit per week.

    Duke University2019-10-17
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