Imperial College London Employee Reviews about "career progression"

Updated Dec 2, 2020

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Imperial College London President Prof. Alice Gast
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Pros
  • "great working environment for doing research(in 66 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours, state of the art research(in 52 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Career progression can be difficult(in 35 reviews)

  • "long hours but at least the are highly paid(in 31 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Imperial College

      Nov 1, 2020 - Research Associate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Flexible working, collaborative culture, friendly people

      Cons

      Technically intense, no clear career progression path

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Research associate

      Dec 2, 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice location, relaxed environment. Several sites.

      Cons

      Busy schedule, insufficient career progression opportunities

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Enjoyable place to work

      Aug 14, 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      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

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good place to work!

      May 27, 2020 - Laboratory Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      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.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Research Associate at Imperial College London

      May 11, 2020 - Research Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

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

      Cons

      Difficult to make career progression

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great university to work at

      Jan 29, 2020 - Configuration Management Engineer 
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      Pros

      Good line manager Good professional development workshops

      Cons

      Career progression can be difficult

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jan 27, 2020 - Computer Programmer I in London, England, England
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      Pros

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

      Cons

      Slow career progression. Low salary

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    9. 5.0
      Current Contractor, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Jan 13, 2020 - Software Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      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

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Nov 16, 2019 - Contracts Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      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)

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Research Fellow

      Nov 6, 2019 - Research Fellow 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice organisation and supportive structure

      Cons

      Career progression in academia is difficult

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