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389 Reviews
389 Reviews
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Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro
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146 Ratings

    Great expectations, mostly fulfilled

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor

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


    -Great resources
    -supportive peers
    -freedom and encouragement to pursue goals


    -hierarchical leadership
    -lack of faculty-staff communication
    -poor directional leadership at the school level

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    Top level and mid level goals do not seem to align creating uncertainty. Academics do not like uncertainty and may even resent it.

    Neutral Outlook
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Northwestern University Interviews

Updated Aug 18, 2014
Updated Aug 18, 2014

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    Public Relations Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Northwestern University in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was phone interview, with the standard questions- not too difficult but they expect you to know the positions you are applying to very well. It looks like a good working environment and good culture.

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Headquarters Evanston, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1851
Type College/University
Industry Education
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year

What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its Chicago campus houses the schools of law and medicine, as well as several hospitals of the McGaw Medical Center. With a faculty of 2,500, the school has a student-teacher ratio of 7:1. NU is home to several research centers and community outreach programs; it also has a branch in Qatar. It is the only... More

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