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On average, employees at Brown University give their company a 3.7 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Brown University employees are Research Assistants submitting an average rating of 3.9. Browse Brown University Reviews by Job Title →

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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 10 Brown University Review Ratings)
Company Culture 3.6
Growth Opportunities 2.9
People You Work With 4.0
Person You Work For 3.9
Rewards You Receive 3.3
Support You Get 3.6
Way You Work 4.2
Work Setting 3.9

17 Brown University Company Reviews and Ratings


Anonymous Employee
Posted 5 months ago in Providence, RI

"Ready to move out of a longstanding position in academia and apply what I have formally learned - my PhD experience was unique in a research group of post professionals in the context of a human clinical trial and felt much like an academic startup. I gravitate towards collaborative, interdisciplinary and interactive fields, subject matter and work environments and while my background is diverse, the skills are transferable to industry."

People You Work With 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Work Setting 3 / 5 Support You Get 4 / 5 Person You Work For 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5
Anonymous Employee
Posted 6 months ago in Providence, RI

"University as a whole is excellent. Experience can vary depending on department. Pay is lower than normal and system for raises is extremely restrictive. However benefits and work/life balance cannot be beat."

Growth Opportunities 2 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5
Way You Work 5 / 5 Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.7
Brown University (17)

4.8 Highest Rated in this Industry is Kean University (10)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Vatterott College (8)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (7,593)
Anonymous Employee
Posted 7 months ago in Providence, RI

"Brown University is amazing!"

People You Work With 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5 Support You Get 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Person You Work For 5 / 5
Work Setting 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Senior Web Application Developer
Posted 2 years ago
People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Support You Get 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Person You Work For 2 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5 Company Culture 3 / 5
Growth Opportunities 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.2 / 5

Average Brown University Ratings in the Past 2 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $3
Computer Technician
Posted this month in Providence, RI
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5 Support You Get 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5
Growth Opportunities 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 4.6 / 5
Research Assistant
Posted 3 years ago in Providence, RI
Work Setting 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5 Person You Work For 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Support You Get 4.8 / 5
Way You Work 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5
Research and Evaluation Specialist
Posted 3 years ago
Company Culture 1.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.1 / 5
People You Work With 2.4 / 5 Support You Get 1.2 / 5 Person You Work For 2.1 / 5
Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Digital Programmer
Posted 3 years ago in Providence, RI
Company Culture 2.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Person You Work For 4.5 / 5
Work Setting 3.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5
Research Assistant
Posted 3 years ago in Providence, RI
Person You Work For 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Structural Trades Manager
Posted 3 years ago in Providence, RI
Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Person You Work For 3.9 / 5
Growth Opportunities 2 / 5 Company Culture 3.6 / 5 Work Setting 3.1 / 5
Way You Work 5 / 5 Support You Get 3.4 / 5
Research Associate
Posted 4 years ago in Providence, RI

"Very challenging and extreamly intersting projects, I worked on as a scientiste"

What do you like about working at Brown University?

"They do ground breaking research and they treat their employees very well."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Need 4.0 GPA; and be simple & answer to the point"

What don't you like about working at Brown University?

"I won't be kidding"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I am not sure about this question"

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Posted 4 years ago

What don't you like about working at Brown University?

"raise was 2% /year no matter how you performed. Health insurance was on a sliding scale, the more you made the more it cost you."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"less employees, more money"

Director of Advertising
Posted 4 years ago in Providence, RI

"Independent of university. Good for salesperson beginning their career."

What do you like about working at Brown University?

"Working with the students."

What don't you like about working at Brown University?

"Pay scale."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Bring newspaper to next level."

Supervisor
Posted 4 years ago in Saint Louis, MO

"Company seems to continue to grow"

What do you like about working at Brown University?

"Good clientele, good staff"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good experience"

What don't you like about working at Brown University?

"Management did not work well together"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Strategic planning"

AUDIT SUPERVISOR
Posted 5 years ago in Saint Louis, MO

"Excellent growth over the years"

What do you like about working at Brown University?

"Great reputation and clientele."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Keep an open mind. Be sure to get a written understanding of your employment terms."

What don't you like about working at Brown University?

"Management could not work together as a team and competing needs and vision was not always in the clients' or employees' best interests"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Strategic planning."

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