Imperial College London Employee Reviews about "career progression"

Updated 2 Dec 2020

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  1. "Imperial College"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, collaborative culture, friendly people

    Cons

    Technically intense, no clear career progression path

  2. "Research associate"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice location, relaxed environment. Several sites.

    Cons

    Busy schedule, insufficient career progression opportunities


  3. "Enjoyable place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in London, England

    I worked at Imperial College London full-time

    Pros

    The pay is higher than the London university average

    Cons

    Despite the excellent advice and help from the postdoc development centre, the internal departmental help for career progression needs improving

  4. "Good place to work!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Laboratory Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Imperial College London full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The atmosphere is really good, people are friendly but of course it all depends on the team you are working with as well.

    Cons

    The salaries are not high, since it is academia and not industry and career progression is very slow.

  5. "Research Associate at Imperial College London"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High quality research, high level of facilities, good networking opportunity, good collaboration opportunities

    Cons

    Difficult to make career progression

  6. "Great university to work at"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Configuration Management Engineer 

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time

    Pros

    Good line manager Good professional development workshops

    Cons

    Career progression can be difficult

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Computer Programmer I in London, England

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great working atmosphere. Opportunity to work with many smart people.

    Cons

    Slow career progression. Low salary

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Contractor - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Open environment surrounded by leaders in their fields

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of budget for new technologies. Some bureaucracy with expenses and we perhaps not enough career progression feedback

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    friendly people, interesting work, opportunities to learn, support from management, great leave allowance

    Cons

    slow reflexes on career progression (re-active, not pro-active)

  10. "Research Fellow"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Research Fellow 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice organisation and supportive structure

    Cons

    Career progression in academia is difficult

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