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    "A Decent Education & An Unhealthy Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Ithaca, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Access to cutting-edge equipment and the opportunity to work with extremely talented people in a wide range of scientific, business, and artistic fields.

    Cons

    As a graduate student, I experienced horrid management by professors: employee infighting was encouraged, falsified data was pushed for publication, emotionally volatile/immature bosses were the norm. There was a lack of clear goals for every professor I worked with and unpaid overtime was the norm. We were promised jobs only if we did everything they said and constantly threatened if we stepped out of line or questioned...

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    Advice to Management

    Train your professors in management. Give your graduate students a voice, perhaps with a union. Study what other US academic institutions are doing. You cannot get away with squeezing everyone, professors as well as students, for more work and less pay forever.

    Cornell University2019-06-12

    Cornell University Response

    June 13, 2019

    Cornell is committed to the success of our graduate students and to the integrity of our research, teaching, and engagement mission. We take reports of misconduct seriously. Cornell encourages the commenter to provide details of their complaint by filing an EthicsPoint complaint at ...

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  1. "Graduate Research Assistant Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University part-time

    Pros

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

    Cons

    None at all ! I love it here

    Advice to Management

    None

    Cornell University2017-01-09
  2. "Good employers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University

    Pros

    Healthy work life balance, good community, gorgeous Ithaca

    Cons

    bad weather, long working hours

    Cornell University2013-12-13

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