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University of Cambridge Reviews

Updated 8 December 2017
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  1. "The brand says it all"

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

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Expertise in almost every field

    Cons

    Everyone around is equally good


  2. "Education"

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    Former Employee - Education Reform Project Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Former Employee - Education Reform Project Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good salary, prospect career, nice location

    Cons

    A little bit corporate


  3. "research associate"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible working culture, depends on department/PI how your experience will be like

    Cons

    depending on department you might find yourself doing your research isolated from other people


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  5. "Good for career development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Lots of workshops, career seminars, etc that you can take advantage of.

    Cons

    Salary is lower than other Universities. Discrimination against female staff in my current Department.


  6. "Lack of diversity"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You have the ability to meet with people who are at the top in their areas.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for people of minority ethnic groups.

    Advice to Management

    I think they should do more to entrench diversity of workforce and researchers in the University.


  7. "research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Amazing Atmosphere
    Flexible working hours
    cutting edge research and technology

    Cons

    I found no cons with the placement it was a great environment

    Advice to Management

    I do not have any advice


  8. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great place to work at

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "Cambridge University"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    World leading university and people

    Cons

    Occasionally stuck in the past


  10. "PhD student"

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

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Surrounded by intelligent people who are driven.

    Cons

    University provides very little support both mental health-wise and academically. Generally reliant on self-learning.


  11. "Silver Service Waiter Part Time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Cambridge part-time

    Pros

    Easy , comfortable, convenient job for students

    Cons

    Some members of management can be unhelpful


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