Great vacation and my maternity covrrage.
Highest salary of research associate in UK
Generous vacation days - 25 days + 6 college closure days + 8 bank holidays Generous policy for sick days, maternity and paternity leave Discounts on shopping places
The best thing is the opportunities you get, however, the work they require you to do can be very demanding
Best things are the pension and the holidays, worst things are lack of career progression opportunities as Managers/Heads of Departments stay for a long time.
the benefits package is robust and caters to all types of employees at Imperial. There is a fantastic summer fete which is organised for support staff, imperial perks, closure days and excellent fitness facilities
As a PhD student, you have travel insurance and stipend for travelling and buying lab equipment, books or anything relevant to your research.
Imperial perks is a good scheme. The pension scheme recently was on risk as the company was almost bankrupt - unsure what's going to happen.
Get good gym membership: was £40 for 4 years - not sure what it is now Huge selection of societies to join, though a lot of them are 'ghost' socs in that they don't do much.
Extra holiday on college closure days.
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