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Cornell University Reviews

Updated 13 Nov 2019

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4.4
86%
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Cornell University CEO Martha E. Pollack (no image)
Martha E. Pollack
128 Ratings
Pros
  • "Ithaca is a nice town to live in, albeit slightly expensive for the middle of nowhere(in 66 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits, work environment and location in NY Fingerlakes region(in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • "No downsides; winters are cold in Ithaca(in 131 reviews)

  • "It can be a bit too cold during winters(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Ithaca is gorgeous"

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    I worked at Cornell University

    Pros

    Everyone in lab and involved in University is super lates back and friendly, hardly surprising when they live in such a beautiful place with so many great things to do outdoors

    Cons

    Well it gets pretty cold in the winter but you get used to it! Can’t really complain otherwise, great atmosphere!

    Cornell University2017-12-18
  2. "Law School Admissions Ambassador"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Cornell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You have the chance to work with the wonderful staff, the 10 hours a week is solid, and giving tours is fun.

    Cons

    The first semester is a bit slow, and the second semester is a bit busy, but all in all it's solid.

    Cornell University2017-10-23
  3. "researcher"

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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cornell University

    Pros

    friendly staff with good cafeteria and grounds

    Cons

    bureaucracy and staff not rewarded enough for hard work

    Advice to Management

    reward staff

    Cornell University2014-01-12
  4. "Great job"

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    I worked at Cornell University

    Pros

    Work with very intelligent people

    Cons

    Work with very very intelligent people

    Cornell University2013-11-12
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Dean in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great team, valued, good balance

    Cons

    No Cons for Cornell Iniversity!

    Cornell University2019-11-13
  6. "Teaching Post-Doc"

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    Current Employee - Temporary Lecturer 

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Benefits, work environment and location in NY Fingerlakes region

    Cons

    Mine is a Limited Term Appointment; long, cold winters

    Cornell University2019-11-03
  7. "Great workplace@"

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    Current Employee - Ugrad Advisor in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, hours, culture, pay, inclusion.

    Cons

    Ithaca is a small town and it gets very cold in the winter.

    Cornell University2019-11-04
  8. "Amazing family"

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    Former Employee - Instructor 
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    I worked at Cornell University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff who become like family, great personal growth opportunities in leadership, facilitation, education, and team building.

    Cons

    Ironically, based out of a basement with no windows. They deserve better!!

    Cornell University2019-11-01
  9. "Great environment and great people"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Smart people, good location, great nature

    Cons

    Small city, not much opportunity for professional development

    Cornell University2019-11-02
  10. "Good school to do research!"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    friendly people and beautiful environment

    Cons

    too far from major cities

    Cornell University2019-10-31
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