Graduate Researcher, Molecular Cell Biology (Current Employee) – Waltham, MA – December 9, 2015
Typical graduate program. Good research. Mediocre graduate student benefits. Being a graduate student is not a forgiving or good place to be, and Brandeis does not provide a lot of support for the graduate students. This isn't unique to Brandeis, but it's certainly a problem here too.
Graduate Student Researcher (Former Employee) – Waltham, MA – September 27, 2015
Brandeis University is a great place to work. It combines fun component too. It has pool tables, ping pong table etc and a swimming pool, gym etc. The Professors are easy to go by and the quality of education is really nice.
Manager: Biology, Neuro & Sci Division Personnel (Current Employee) – Waltham, MA – June 15, 2015
Brandeis has a culture of community and loyalty. The people I work with are, by and large, wonderful colleagues and staff. I have remained at Brandeis for as long as I have specifically because the people I work with, supervise, and mentor are so amazing. However, there is no job advancement and little encouragement to grow beyond one's present position at Brandeis. This environment is stifling for anyone who wants to continue to grow a career. For many years I thoroughly enjoyed my job and looked forward to going in each day to run my Department. There were always many many balls in the air and no two days were ever the same. Over the last year and a half I was beginning to feel the effects of not being able to advance my career and had started considering other options due to the total lack of a career ladder. A recent reorganization at the University changed my position such that the responsibilities I hold have increased significantly and the control I have over the decisions about these responsibilities has been diminished significantly. This change in position combined with the lack of career growth has me looking for a new job.
Flexible hours, great colleagues, interesting things to do every day
Zero career growth, no investment by administration into their staff
Designer Development Facility (Former Employee) – Waltham, MA – June 11, 2015
The organizational structure is not clear or easy to navigate.
Experience writing detailed scopes of work, estimating costs, developing programs of requirement, reviewing construction documents for compliance, and managing schedules Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize complex tasks Ability to manage and simultaneously coordinate high-priority short and long-term projects
Being a DJ at Brandeis University provided opportunities to meet many fun and interesting people while practicing something that I enjoyed doing. On a typical night I would be working alone aside from the people who were throwing the parties. The hardest part of the job would have to be keeping the crowd away from my equipment but the most enjoyable part is seeing the crowd enjoy themselves.
Research Assistant (Current Employee) – Waltham, MA – April 10, 2015
On a typical day I will be doing research on investor sentiment. I am currently working on a project to create a formula that measures investor sentiment in the stock market. I check to see if there is a correlation between certain words, such as depression, appearing in newspapers, the the overall performance of the market. I tend to work alone, but have the ability to go to various people if I need help.
Records Management Assistant (Current Employee) – Waltham, MA – April 2, 2015
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Events Coordinator (Current Employee) – Waltham, MA – March 4, 2015
This job is a basic office job that requires a number of hours on the phone and at email. Though I enjoy it I see myself working in a fast-paced environment that really shows off my personality and skills that I have developed throughout the years
Graduate Research Student (Current Employee) – Waltham, MA – October 27, 2014
Brandeis University's sciences are highly esteemed and well funded. The environment at Brandeis fosters cross-collaboration between the Biology, Biochemistry, Physics, and Chemistry departments, allowing students (and faculty) to continually learn and apply new ideas and techniques to their research. It has been a great place to learn how to research.