Columbia University Reviews

Updated Dec 4, 2021

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4.2
86%
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76%
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Columbia University President and Trustee Lee C. Bollinger
Lee C. Bollinger
956 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and security in a difficult pandemic time(in 128 reviews)

  • "good work environment is ensured(in 121 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Admin stance on unionization is quite appalling; cost of living is high(in 39 reviews)

  • "new york might be too expensive to live in(in 39 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Part time job

      Jul 10, 2021 - Undergraduate Research Assistant 
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      Pros

      Student, flexible hours, on campus

      Cons

      Student, low salary, adminstrative jobs

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place for researchers

      Dec 6, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Excellent environment for conducting research

      Cons

      Relatively lower status of non-tenure-track employees

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Research assistant at Columbia university

      Apr 27, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work hours, allows u to work from home

      Cons

      Nil nil nil nil nil

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Collaborative academic/research institution

      Dec 3, 2021 - Associate Research Scientist in New York, NY
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      Pros

      A collaborative and interdisciplinary environment with high standards

      Cons

      Salary and the quality of life

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Dec 1, 2021 - Student in New York, NY
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      Pros

      It's really great and my employer is flexible

      Cons

      Not much to say as the employer is lovely

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Salary

      Dec 2, 2021 - PhD Student in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Beautiful Campus in NYC. Good Salary: $3.2K after tax.

      Cons

      A bit crowded during regular semester.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing

      Nov 30, 2021 - Program Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN
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      Pros

      Positive work environment and amazing pay

      Cons

      The job was very time consuming and occasionally stressful

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Awesome place to work for!

      Nov 30, 2021 - Human Resources Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Culture, Compensation, Benefits, People, Development Opportunties

      Cons

      No Remote Capability for Administrative Roles

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      great place!

      Dec 1, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      flexible, nice work environment and opportunities to collaborate

      Cons

      no cons that i can think of!

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      RA

      Dec 1, 2021 - Graduate Student in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      allows one to learn through experience

      Cons

      will be working on weekends

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