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Updated Oct 17, 2019

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4.2
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162 Ratings
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  • "safety issues in some part of Durham(in 37 reviews)

  • "no cons, currently enjoy everything(in 23 reviews)

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  1. "UCAE Student Job"

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    Current Employee - Operations Assistant in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It's an easy job for students.

    Cons

    20 hr limit per week.

    Duke University2019-10-17
  2. "Great environment in Duke University"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Durham, NC
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They provide systematic training based on every one's background and needs.

    Cons

    Job opportunities are less in the local.

    Duke University2019-10-14
  3. "Good Research Exposure for Undergraduates"

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Researcher 

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Vast number of labs in different disciplines

    Cons

    Mentorship varies by lab not all labs are paid

    Duke University2019-10-11
  4. "Computer Lab"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Pay is alright, lots of activities around

    Cons

    Surrounding area is expensive to live in

    Duke University2019-10-09
  5. "Good Place"

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    Current Employee - Front Desk in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are very nice and hours flexible.

    Cons

    None I can think of.

    Duke University2019-10-08
  6. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I worked at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Very nice and easy technology to use

    Cons

    Does not pay very well

    Duke University2019-10-07
  7. "place to wrok"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good colleagues

    Cons

    Location is better for families than singles

    Duke University2019-10-07
  8. "Easy job"

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    Current Employee - PSA 

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Monday thru Friday 8-5 Benefits awesome pay could be better

    Cons

    Low pay job changes daily

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees

    Duke University2019-10-16
  9. "Best place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent intellectual environment. An administration that support faculty development. Great freedom of intellectual and personal expression. Beautiful campus and a great location

    Cons

    Parking!! Duke should consider converting more open lots to parking decks.

    Advice to Management

    It's of utmost importance that the departments retain full independence in deciding their intellectual discourse.

    Duke University2019-10-01
  10. "Great place to do your research"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Durham, NC

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

    Pros

    World-class faculties, students and facilities. Nice benefits

    Cons

    Away from big cities if you like city life

    Duke University2019-09-30
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