University of Cambridge Employee Reviews about "career progression"

Updated 18 Nov 2020

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  1. "Review"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Research Associate 

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, dynamic environment .

    Cons

    Less career progression paths ahead.

  2. "Research Assistant in University of Cambridge lab"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, England

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

    Pros

    flexible hours, high quality science/work

    Cons

    limited career progression and promotions


  3. "Good experience for a postdoc"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, England

    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    International, reputation, world class reasearch

    Cons

    Elitism and dificult long term career progression

  4. "Mixed"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Research Technician 

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues Long annual leave Good reputation

    Cons

    Very low salary. This doesn’t help with the high cost of living Very little career progression opportunities

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  5. "Good autonomy, not much support or management"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Cambridge part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy to focus on research that interests you

    Cons

    Little direction, or support offered. Not much chance of career progression unless you have a PhD and want to teach

  6. "Good place to work, but difficult to have career advancement"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Manager in Cambridge, England

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

    Pros

    Lot of training opportunities and courses are offered through the university Generall a good working climate

    Cons

    Hard to progress No clear career progression for a lot of the academic-related posts

  7. "Molecular/Cell Biologist, Cancer Research"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, England

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stimulating working environment, great holiday, emergency care and pension benefits.

    Cons

    Short-term contracts, poor redundancy package, average pay, low career progression prospects.

  8. "Brilliant training and development opportunities"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Training and development opportunities were excellent

    Cons

    Limited career progression advice / guidance

  9. "Research Assistant at Cambridge Uni"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor 

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, great colleagues

    Cons

    No career progression, short term contracts

  10. "World-class institution"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great peer network and support, face-paced environment, talented staff, benefits, flexible and world-class work.

    Cons

    Rigid hierarchy, restrictive recruitment processes that can make career progression and prospects difficult.

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