State Street Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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  1. Custody Specialist

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Custody Specialist in Quincy, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Custody Specialist in Quincy, MA (US)

    I have been working at State Street full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    good experiences, relaxing environment, daily tasks need to be finished before deadline, nice coworkers, good for internal transfers

    Cons

    Doesnt provide the right training, working hours is not that great, the salary was really low, doing the same tasks every day

    Advice to Management

    Provide better training, show employees that the company really value them, have more weekly meetings between managers and employees

  2. AVP

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Quincy, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Quincy, MA (US)

    I worked at State Street full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good salary structure. Ideal to enter as a beginner as there is a lot to learn

    Cons

    Difficult to move up the chain or switch between groups. Project management is very bureaucratic in nature,

    Advice to Management

    Need to have better work-life balance

  3. Great workplace

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Hangzhou, Zhejiang (China)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Hangzhou, Zhejiang (China)

    I worked at State Street as an intern (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    work life balance
    a lot new technologies
    nice team mates

    Cons

    complicated process to get things done
    a lot of regulatory training

    Advice to Management

    pay more attention to the low employees,

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  5. You will be challenged

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Berwyn, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Berwyn, PA (US)

    I worked at State Street full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fast paced. Very busy. My office was a great group of very smart people.

    Cons

    Off-shoring jobs. Very small pay raises after working very hard every year. Bonuses have gone backwards over the last few years.

    Advice to Management

    Value your people...,

  6. Fund Administrator Associate

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Fund Administrator Associate
    Current Contractor - Fund Administrator Associate

    I have been working at State Street as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Stability, Training, Global Environment and Clients

    Cons

    Salary under the average, role development

  7. Great Expperince

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - State Street Software Developer in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Intern - State Street Software Developer in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at State Street as an intern

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

    Pros

    Great Opportunity to learn from this huge infrastructure.

    Cons

    Wear formals everyday. But I kinda liked it.

    Advice to Management

    Have atleast one jeans day every week.

  8. Fund Accountant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Consistent weekly working hours with no weekend work required.

    Cons

    No room for professional growth unless male and connected to the right people.

    Advice to Management

    Promote those that deserve it - not those that suck up well. Those whom show initiative, drive and the willingness to learn.

  9. Analyst Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at State Street as an intern

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

    Pros

    Great place to work
    Easy to get along with the team
    Good pay
    Really enjoyed working the the quincy office everyone was very helpful

    Cons

    Long Hours
    Too many projects
    The HR took too long for request
    Pay stubs, Reimbursement, any tax documents
    The interview process took way to long

    Advice to Management

    I advice a better HR facility, that makes everyone feel more comfortable in the office,
    I wish I had more open communication about new projects and what was going on big picture

  10. trade analyst support

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Trade Process Analyst in Kraków (Poland)
    Current Employee - Trade Process Analyst in Kraków (Poland)

    I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Extremely motivating environment and possibility to work for one of the biggest financial companies worldwide.

    Cons

    Salary could be better, even if it is close to market average salaries.

  11. Very supportive environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Engineer in Quincy, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Engineer in Quincy, MA (US)

    I worked at State Street

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

    Pros

    Very cooperative team. Well maintained environment!

    Cons

    Need more project work so that contractors can acquire more information.

    Advice to Management

    Need to get more IT project works!

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