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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 14 Princeton University Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
4.1
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
4.4
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.8
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"This is the best university in this world. Especially for research in science."
Posted 6 years ago in Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Employee
in Princeton, NJ

"It's a wonderful place to be."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Princeton University Employee
in Princeton, NJ

"I've worked as a software engineer at Princeton for 1 year. The work is interesting (mostly) and my co-workers are great, but I do feel a little like a second-class citizen as research staff and I don't like that there really isn't room for career growth."

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

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.3
Princeton University (17)

4.8 Highest Rated in this Industry is National Notary Association (14)
1.5 Lowest Rated in this Industry is National Safety Council (29)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (3,373)
Research Assistant
in Princeton, NJ

"Had a great time learning and researching at Princeton."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Engineer
in Princeton, NJ

"I had a good experience in working with this opportunity and used some of the most interesting tools, like the Google Web Tool Kit."

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

Average Princeton University Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $4
2013 $4
Postdoctoral Research Associate
in Princeton, NJ

"This is the best university in this world. Especially for research in science."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Research Associate
in Princeton, NJ

"Princeton University is great."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Research Associate
in Princeton, NJ
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4.2 / 5
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
in Princeton, NJ
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Web Developer
in Princeton, NJ
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Research Scientist
in Princeton, NJ
Person You Work For 2.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.8 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Teaching Assistant
in Princeton, NJ
People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5 Support You Get 5 / 5
Rewards You Receive 4.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5 Company Culture 4.1 / 5
Way You Work 4.1 / 5
Supervisor
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4.6 / 5
Support You Get 3.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 2.9 / 5
Front Office Administrator
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 2.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 2.9 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow
Person You Work For 3.2 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 2.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.9 / 5
Company Culture 3.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Microcomputer Specialist

What do you like about working at Princeton University?

"The quality of the people I worked with. The feeling that my loyalty to my employer was rewarded with loyalty toward me."

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

"Don't be afraid to be yourself. They seem to appreciate a variety of types of people there, from a variety of backgrounds. I think they may be more willing than most companies to recruit from afar."

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

"The cost of living in Princeton drove me out. Housing, day care... I finally gave up."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I was treated well. The place functioned well. My reasons for leaving were personal, having nothing to do with the job itself."

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