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Research Scientist at Columbia University
in New York City, NY

"I like this position, but there was no career growth."

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
Research Scientist at Columbia University
in New York City, NY

"I love free discussion and quick realization of new ideas."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Scientist at Berkeley Lab
in Berkeley, CA

"I love the freedom to work on what interests me in the company of very smart people, without overpaid MBAs constantly peering over my shoulder. I hate the frequent lack of focus, the petty academic politics, the constant worries over funding, and the lack of career mobility."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Research Scientist at ICL Industrial Products
in Ardsley, NY

"I love being a research scientust that I am exploring my academic knowledge in the right direction and the outcome is very impressive. The bad thing about being a scientist is that I have very limited salary and promotion rate is very slow in the current company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Scientist at SINTEF
in Oslo, MN

"I love its ability to set a person ultimately free to flow what (s)he has in mind. I dislike to play redundant politics."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Scientist at Rice University
in Houston, TX

"The work is great--fun, challenging, exciting. But it doesn't pay very well."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Scientist at University of Washington
in Seattle, WA

"I loved doing research. Nothing feels quite as good as coming up with publishable results that no one has ever generated before."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Research Scientist at MVSystems
in Golden, CO

"I love doing something that no one has ever done before."

Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Research Scientist at Quantum Catch
in Prescott, AZ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"So far so good. Has potential of doing something meaningful in this society."

What do you like about working at Quantum Catch?

"Boss is a world class scientist. I can use my own laptop. No clock in/out necessary (I can go grab coffee, lunch, or a snack without issues)."

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

"I think the CEO is a very fair negotiator, so there isn't any tricks to yet. Just make your demands and back them up with fair arguments, and I'm sure it'll be fine."

What don't you like about working at Quantum Catch?

"Optics research is at the core, but there are no optical benches and opportunities to experiment with optics on your own."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management is fine as most of them work offsite most of the time"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Research Scientist at L-3
in Rockwall, TX

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Poorly motivated"

What do you like about working at L-3?

"close to home and nice office that has a nice carpet"

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

"run run run run run run run run run run"

What don't you like about working at L-3?

"lack of relevance, poor leadership at all levels technical and otherwise"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"get some relevance,leadership at all levels technical and otherwise soon"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Research Scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital
in Boston, MA

What do you like about working at Massachusetts General Hospital?

"New challenges. New subjects. Working with very smart people and learning a lot."

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

"No, it sounds good and very comprehensive. Hope to hear from you soon."

What don't you like about working at Massachusetts General Hospital?

"It wasn't a software company, so it wasn't very organized software vise."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"A better organization for software engineers. newer equipments and newer equipments."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Research Scientist at National Cancer Institute
in Bethesda, MD

What do you like about working at National Cancer Institute?

"Friendly and relaxing work environment, professional co-workers, friendly supervisors, and schedule flexibility as long as the job gets done."

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

"The company is great for an entry level scientist who wants to have a first experience in the field of scientific reserch and writing."

What don't you like about working at National Cancer Institute?

"Limited possibilities for career growth, limited access to research and epidemiologic project contracts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Should re-study projects distribution according to workers'/sceintists' fields of expertise."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Research Scientist at UCLA
in Los Angeles, CA

What do you like about working at UCLA?

"Has felxible hour schedule, Has good health and retirement benifits."

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

"Have prepared of the subjects and hone your interview skills."

What don't you like about working at UCLA?

"Working in slow pace, Not excellent growth opprtunities. Not much training for growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be fiendly with your employee. Training employee with newer technologies"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Scientist at Mary Kay
in Dallas, TX

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Lots of in-fights in one particular department but the company is wonderful."

What do you like about working at Mary Kay?

"The culture is very unique. The foundation of company rock solid"

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

"Be ready , get your facts right and be the best."

What don't you like about working at Mary Kay?

"The same culture is followed , no changes to be made to it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire better talent but the company should work harder to retain them,"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Research Scientist at University of Texas
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at University of Texas?

"To achieve project goals, we (chemist, biologist and medical doctor) used same office room, and shared lots of discussions."

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

"It depends on each boss.To tell the truth is the best way."

What don't you like about working at University of Texas?

"My boss took away my patent inventorship which he promised."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Manager has to show vision and mission. Manager has to discuss with team members equally and to make a direction. Manager has to share and to take care of team members."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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