* There are so many social and engaging activities and a real focus and opportunities for an individual’s career development. * Perks@Work gives great discount and points when spending - most cinemas are up to 55% discount and you can share your Perks@Work benefits with 10 other people! * Costco membership... :-) * Employee Assistance Programme, great Occupational Health Service and support for those with disabilities including mental health is nothing short of amazing - I have a hidden disability and bipolar and I’ve been very well supported * Annual leave, bank holiday and “closure days” when the College is closed (roughly 1.5 weeks at Christmas equates to 39 or 40 days paid leave * The people - there is a great atmosphere and work ethic, it’s a great environment to work in when the workload is not too high * Flexible working is easy, widely encouraged and variable flexible options are available. I’ve changed my working pattern so many times as life moves on and it’s never an issue * Good pension schemes, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans,
Good perks system (cinema tickets, discounts at shops), on site facilities are good but expensive (physio, etc.). Ability to take on freelance work through their consultancy company is a great perk.
Holidays and time off depend on the supervisor and the amount of work that you are doing. If the project is going well and you can afford to take holidays then there is flexibility to how many days you are taking off. Any extra charges, such as unexpected call for work or late hours working (after midnight), are paid by your supervisor or department, including meals and transportation.
Pay rise each year. Work life balance- Short hours with good pay. Manager didn't expect or imply to stay outside of normal hours even during the craziest Events period in summer time.
Excellent Holidays and CPD. Large organisation with plenty of of opportunity.
Best thing - holidays and flexible working options
As a postgraduate student, I'd say studying at Imperial College London, has helped equip me with the adequate training I need for the furthering of my career
Best thing is travel grant for research, to attend conferences or summer schools.
There was none because I was just doing my dissertation as part of my BSc degree, where you are sent to one of the College’s various research institutes to essentially undertake a research internship within a chosen lab group.
Fascinating people, a great location.
List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.