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Duke University Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2019

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Richard Brodhead
152 Ratings
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  • "Durham might not be the safest place in the world(in 34 reviews)

  • "Salary is not impressive and not many compensations and benefits for postdocs(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Great Environment"

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist II 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Matches ambitions.

    Cons

    Too corporate. There is a feeling of elitism in research and among staff.

    Duke University2019-07-05
  2. "Graduate Student Review"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

      I have been working at Duke University full-time

      Pros

      Education and research opportunities are great.

      Cons

      Undergraduates are valued by administration more than graduate students.

      Duke University2019-07-02
    • "Pros/Cons"

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      Current Employee - Speech Language Pathologist 

      I have been working at Duke University full-time

      Pros

      -Great benefits -Focused on providing evidence based practice -Free CEUs -Supportive environment -Work/life balance

      Cons

      No downsides in my opinion. Great company to work for.

      Duke University2019-06-29
    • "Great institution to work for"

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      Current Employee - Research Analyst 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Duke University full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      - friendly environment - great benefits

      Cons

      - no cons, Duke knows how to take care of its employees

      Duke University2019-06-26
    • "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Research Coordinator 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Duke University full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Good benefits, annual raises, all salaries posted with HR

      Cons

      Depends on your supervisor what your experience will be like

      Duke University2019-07-07
    • "Great culture, great people"

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      Current Employee - Librarian 

      I have been working at Duke University full-time

      Pros

      Duke has one of the brightest and kindest employees

      Cons

      I have experienced nothing negative in particular

      Duke University2019-06-18
    • "Rating"

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

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

      Pros

      Opportunity to move around within departments

      Cons

      Benefits can be expensive and rise each year

      Duke University2019-07-02
    • "good experience"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Duke University full-time

        Pros

        good interaction with other students

        Cons

        You don't always get the guidance you need from professors

        Duke University2019-06-17
      • "Pleasant, but low pay"

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        Current Employee - Director Business Development & Strategy in Durham, NC
        Recommends

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

        Pros

        Excellent Benefits, colleagues and work environment

        Cons

        Rigid salary structure is problematic

        Duke University2019-06-26
      • "Opportunity for Impact"

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        Current Employee - Career Services in Durham, NC
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        Broad autonomy to create and deliver value to students seeking career insight, job search strategies, tools and skills. Smart colleagues, smart students, strong brand.

        Cons

        while there are many resources to learn, the university culture is not oriented toward professional advancement for staff, you have to know why you want to work here and expect to motivate and develop yourself and your own opportunities.

        Duke University2019-06-12
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