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Great Value

Former Employee - PhD Student in Palo Alto, CA (US)
Former Employee - PhD Student in Palo Alto, CA (US)

I worked at Stanford University full-time (more than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The name of the university can get you anywhere and is internationally impressive. Many funding and resource opportunities, and a generally supportive environment from peers. Campus is so beautiful and proximity to stores and restaurants is great.

Cons

Your individual experience really depends on your department and mentors. Everyone is really brilliant and driven, so at first (if you're a student), it may be intimidating--just stay motivated and confident!

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  1. Great Summer Job

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanford University

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Really fun job! EPGY as a whole is great for anyone that enjoys working with kids. Located on the beautiful Stanford campus.
    I really enjoyed myself the vast majority of time.

    Cons

    If you're working full time it can be hard to get away from campus. The job can leave you with awkward off time.
    Not really forgiving in terms of bad instructors, residents.

  2. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Outreach Coordinator in Stanford, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Outreach Coordinator in Stanford, CA (US)

    I have been working at Stanford University part-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You definitely feel like you are part of something great when you look at all the research and innovation going on around you. Always so much going on - free lectures and conferences on fascinating topics. Great health benefits. Great employee incentives for staying active and healthy, including deeply discounted fitness classes on campus. Free Caltrain and VTA passes.

    Cons

    Some dysfunction in groups and administration, but that is common everywhere. Parking and getting to buildings in the middle of campus can be difficult and time consuming, but not enough to deter anyone from working there.

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