Columbia University Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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Columbia University President and Trustee Lee C. Bollinger
Lee C. Bollinger
988 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and security in a difficult pandemic time(in 128 reviews)

  • "good work environment is ensured(in 121 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Admin stance on unionization is quite appalling; cost of living is high(in 39 reviews)

  • "new york might be too expensive to live in(in 39 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Best internship gig in the city

      Jan 12, 2021 - Resident Advisor (RA) in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great benefits, significant growth potential, free housing, opportunities to explore the city

      Cons

      "On-call", have to work most weekends and evenings

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great benefits and work environment

      Jan 11, 2021 - Admissions Advisor 
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      Pros

      Great benefits and security in a difficult pandemic time

      Cons

      Slow moving to hear back from upper management and HR

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      There Is A Reason I Have Stay Here For So Long!

      Oct 9, 2020 - Senior Faculty Technology Support Specialist in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great benefits (tuition exemption), Great culture, Great Work Life Balance, Great Networking Opportunity, IVY League University

      Cons

      Pay isn't the greatest which is unfortunate.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      A lot of work for modest pay

      Oct 30, 2020 - Project Manager in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Offers great benefits and a beautiful working environment.

      Cons

      It is competitive and hierarchical. You're expected to work a lot for modest pay.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Lots of pros

      Oct 1, 2020 - Educational Technologist in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great benefits, excellent work environment, understanding manager

      Cons

      All of the pros basically depend on the department you work in. Some offices are better than others and I'm lucky to have found a place that treats me well within the university.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Oct 5, 2020 - Fellow in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generally meet and work with great people, supportive and willing to help. The university offers great benefits for employees.

      Cons

      Environment can occasionally become very bureaucratic and slow moving

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Solid place to work

      Sep 27, 2020 - Director 
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      Pros

      good pay, great benefits, gorgeous campus, some really smart people, generally they mean well

      Cons

      huge, cumbersome organization with complicated internal politics

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work and great benefits!

      Sep 22, 2020 - Marketing Director 
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      Pros

      Great colleagues, great benefits, interesting work

      Cons

      Some administrative bureaucracy to deal with, sometimes don't apply policies consistently

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Stable and pleasant but lacking in challenges

      Jun 8, 2020 - User Support Specialist in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great benefits and laid back

      Cons

      Somewhat stagnant atmosphere, little incentive for growth

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good workplace

      May 21, 2020 - Program Manager in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great benefits and great colleagues

      Cons

      The worklife balance was not the best

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