Stanford University
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www.stanford.edu Stanford, CA 5000+ Employees

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Graduate Student (Former Employee)
Stanford, CA (US)

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

Prosbeing a graduate student at Stanford is nice because of the name recognition, beautiful surroundings, and collaborative atmosphere

Consworking at stanford subjects one to really horrible traffic, even more horrible parking availability

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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If you like snotty Stanford graduate co-workers with an attitude and no talent, this is the place for you!

Systems Administrator (Former Employee)
Stanford, CA (US)

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


Pros: Tuition for children if you have/plan on having any Nice campus Cons: Non Stanford graduates are looked down upon Managers reward incompetence and… Advice to Senior Management: Replace yourselves with completely outside and unbiased managers. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Good students; low pay in a position leading to a less-than-glowing future

Writing Instructor, Program In Writing and Rhetoric (Current Employee)
Stanford, CA (US)

I have been working at Stanford University part-time for more than a year


Pros: The students you will encounter are, on average, smart and well motivated. One or two… Cons: If you're expecting your time as a graduate student and employment as a writing instructor/teaching assistant… Advice to Senior Management: Don't accept more graduate students than you can place in tenure-track positions. You're not going to keep getting quality graduate students when it takes… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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