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Imperial College London Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 16 Feb 2020

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Imperial College London President Prof. Alice Gast
Prof. Alice Gast
218 Ratings
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  • "Possibly lack of career progression opportunties(in 30 reviews)

  • "Long hours and the central London location is expensive(in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Student Fundraiser 

    I worked at Imperial College London part-time

    Pros

    Very relaxed, friendly working environment

    Cons

    None off the top of my head

    Imperial College London2020-02-16
  2. "Leading research institute very prestige"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Located in London, very efficient work environment

    Cons

    Lack of characterization devices in material department.

    Imperial College London2020-02-06
  3. "Imperial Student"

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    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time

    Pros

    There is a competitive work environment

    Cons

    There are very limited resources

    Imperial College London2019-12-17
  4. "Undergraduate Student Helper"

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    Former Intern - Student Shaper 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial College London for less than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment, got payed, nice people and quality research

    Cons

    A bit disorganized sometimes unfortunately

    Imperial College London2019-12-02
  5. "Good Job"

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    Former Employee - Reservations Agent 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Imperial College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    laid back working environment, good office facilities, supervisor was good and very flexible

    Cons

    it was only a temporary contract for 6 months as it is seasonal work and the job is very repetitive and mundane

    Imperial College London2019-11-17
  6. "UROP Student"

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    Current Intern - UROP Student 

    I have been working at Imperial College London

    Pros

    Great experience Professional work environment World-class research departments

    Cons

    Low salary Limited opportunities Narrow career path

    Imperial College London2019-10-22
  7. "Colleagues are nice but HR sucks"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    world-class research platform friendly and smart colleagues nice working environment

    Cons

    HR is very slow and ineffective

    Imperial College London2019-10-21
  8. "Ok, some good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Kensington, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial College London part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent working environment, subsidised gym and fitness classes

    Cons

    Occasional lack of support from management

    Imperial College London2019-09-24
  9. "Postdoc at IC"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Associate 

    I worked at Imperial College London part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good working environment very responsible supervisor (although depends) good network social events

    Cons

    very low efficiency when dealing with employee's payment issues

    Imperial College London2019-09-25
  10. "Rolls Royce UTC - PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student - Stipend in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very applied research project Possibility to work closely with the industrial sponsor Great working environment and support from the supervisor

    Cons

    None Maybe the salary is a little too low considering living costs in London

    Imperial College London2019-08-11

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