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Duke University Reviews

Updated 20 October 2017
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  • Work/life balance is pretty imbalanced, but that's normal for programming and research (in 12 reviews)

  • low morale, not much room for growth (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Really great place to do things like work and not work and work often and hard.

    Cons

    No downsides. Truly incredible place with incredible people and great folks al around


  2. "Great Opportunity for College Students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great experience and turned into a very valuable experience

    Cons

    Pay could be a lot better


  3. "Awesome place"

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    Current Employee - Development Assistant
    Current Employee - Development Assistant

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Good work culture; great place for part-time jobs

    Cons

    Dealing with some students can test your patience; most students are very kind and smile at you.


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  5. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Durham, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Durham, NC (US)

    I have been working at Duke University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life, better opportunities

    Cons

    Pay can be better, Overall good place to work


  6. "On campus job; student worker at OIT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Fun work; Great co-workers; Supervisor is helpful and willing to teach

    Cons

    workload may exceed 20 hours limit


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    Pros

    Friendly people and the job was easy

    Cons

    It was a little boring at times, since few people entered the store.


  8. "STudnet"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Durha (India)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Durha (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great, new president is very caring and helpful

    Cons

    No Real cons, expensive tuition


  9. "office assistant"

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant
    Former Employee - Office Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, supportive, motivated, thoughtful

    Cons

    little free time, intensive workload


  10. "Duke campus pros and cons"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    great work environment, coworkers, retirement plan,

    Cons

    managers need more training, parking can be a hassle depending on what area of campus you work on.


  11. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    great place to work and great benefits

    Cons

    area is growing and lacks a light rail system in area


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