On average, employees at Columbia University give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Columbia University employees are Research Scientists submitting an average rating of 4.9 and Postdoctoral Research Scientists with a rating of 4.5.
"I have worked for CUMC since Mar 2011. It has been a great experience. I have been given opportunities to lead my own projects and helpful feedback on performance. It is a great environment to learn and practice your abilities. I would recommend it a good starting place if you are looking to work in the areas of medicine, engineering or psychology."
"Awesome company to work for."
"Columbia University is a great place to work. Lots of good science/research going on and great infrastructure. The only caveat is the salary."
"Being a student employee at UDC for more than 3 years has nurtured my career and also prepared me for future career goals."
"Been at Columbia for 6 years."
"Columbia University is very well known, not much more I can add. The Dept. of Systems Biology is great and we are doing great things"
"I have been working at the Columbia University (CU) for 12 years. CU is one of the eight of the American Universities belonging to Ivy League."
"I suspect the company has a very positive corporate culture that did not seem to filter into the admissions department. This department, filled with caring, educated professionals, was sadly, in my opinion, working with a micro-management mentality that exhibited a controlling and disrespectful attitude toward employees."
"In my opinion, over controlling micro-management toward education, professionals but may have been department rather than company. Saying yes to company CEO recommendation in light of insight only with departmental experience. Left before I could have a fulfilling professional experience."
"A good place to learn new technology, not a place to stay long term, horrible upper management."
"I've been working for Columbia University for 2 years. It is very bureaucratic, which makes it difficult to do my job sometimes. The workplace is awful - old, dirty, terrible building employees that I have to work with."
"Great environment, great coworkers and job!"
"Columbia is a very big place, run in a very fragmented, feudalistic way. Very hit-or-miss, depending on your individual departmental situation. Many managers are dead weight, holding on for retirement, blocking any possible advancement. In a corporate environment they'd be fired. Work here for a while if you're feeling lazy, then get back to the real world when you feel like having a career again."
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