Princeton University Employee Reviews in United States

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Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJMay 14, 2015
Really enjoyed working at Princeton University. Loved both the students and faculty and administration. It is a very creative and fun place to work. i regret leaving this position to move to Florida.
Pros
The atmosphere at Princeton was stimulating and creative
Cons
No cons.
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Productive and great place to work and great benefits
Grill Cook (Current Employee) –  Princeton, NJMay 9, 2015
This has been such a great place to work. It has thought me so much, not just about the work life but the real world itself. My workers here are like mentors to me and it has been extra benefit to have them to work with.
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Lots of Potential
Assistant Water Polo Coach (Current Employee) –  Brigantine, New JerseyMay 3, 2015
An amazing place with lots of potential but unfortunately wrong people are running that business. Management is unorganized and not flexible what is a must in that business
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Fantastic place to work
Office of Information Technology (OIT) Intern (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJFebruary 25, 2015
Great place to work. Amazing people. Sure, theres folks who are difficult to work for, but most of the administration there is excellent.
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Challenging academic research institute
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJFebruary 10, 2015
Researchers are enjoying the rich resources of the university and dedicated to intellectually challenging scientific work. Very nice environment and free access to a variety of resources including books, gym, recreation, etc.
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A Position where I was on my feet for much of the day
Supervisor, Stephens Fitness Center (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJJanuary 21, 2015
Regular interactions with customers, overseeing the part-time staff and going over instructions on proper use of the equipment. Communication with the other departments.
Pros
people management
Cons
a sweaty environment
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A truly exemplary employer with wonderful benefits program, and a pleasant work environment
PROGRAM COORDINATOR ADM II - Reclassified (Current Employee) –  Princeton, NJJanuary 20, 2015
Princeton University is an exemplary employer with a wonderful benefits program, and has a pleasant working environment. There are many opportunities for training onsite. The most enjoyable part of working at Princeton University is the relationships developed between the staff and the student body.
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Good in some areas not great some areas
Library Office Assistant II (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJJanuary 9, 2015
It seemed like a great job from the outside before being hired, but once I started, it turned out to be a dead end job with diminishing benefits and no advancement. One of the supervisors I worked with pitted employees against each other, and would prop you up for a promotion, then made sure you didn't get the promotion just as a show of power.

This doesn't go for all of the university, just this one part. Other colleagues had great success in their respective departments, its a shame it doesn't happen for all other departments.
Pros
ample paid days off and holidays
Cons
benefits, hostile atmosphere
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Great Place to Work
Analyst (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJDecember 16, 2014
The most enjoyable part of this job was the work and co-workers. The work was interesting and challenging, the equipment provided to accomplish the work was excellent, and on campus customers were professional and nice to work with. The staff training opportunities were also great.
Pros
interesting work
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Grounds Crew
Seasonal worker on Grounds Crew (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJOctober 14, 2014
Seasonal worker on Grounds Crew (college breaks and summers):
mowing grass, weedwacking, snow removal
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Top university
Publications, communications and web manager (Current Employee) –  Princeton, NJOctober 12, 2014
Princeton University is ranked at the top or near the top of most published rankings of higher education institutions. It has a nice work environment and employs professors and staff who are among the best in their field.
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Congenial office to work in.
Office Assistant/ Temp (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJSeptember 3, 2014
My job involved answering telephones and greeting visitors; responding to faculty/staff emails regarding housing questions, applications, or questions. Entering housing applications into the POSH system, and testing the new Odyssey system as directed.Use of Sharepoint, files for incoming faculty/staff housing; process keys for incoming and for exiting staff as well as visiting faculty. Other duties as assigned by the Managers within the department.

It was a busy office, with extensive interaction with faculty and staff both face to face and on the telephone.

It required dealing with delicate and confidential situations while maintaining a reassuring and patient attitude.

I would love to work here again!
Pros
the university atmosphere, and the art museum!
Cons
none.
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student peer academic adviser
Peer Academic Adviser (Current Employee) –  Princeton, NJAugust 27, 2014
Motivated students, resources available but often stretched to accommodate high demand.
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Has subcultures within groups
Manager (Current Employee) –  PrincetonJuly 15, 2014
In general a good place to work. Some departments are more laid back than others.

Politics can be painful and skills don't always matter in some departments
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Graduate Researcher (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJJuly 11, 2014
Graduate student: experience may vary from person to person and group to group.

As far as the university, everyone is very helpful: health services, career services. Lots of events for graduate students.
Pros
good research facilities, good faculty
Cons
expensive area
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Event Manager (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJJuly 10, 2014
Need a more consistent schedule and training. Was given to tasks that I was incapable of completing due to my small size in nature.
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Great place to work
F&T (Current Employee) –  Princeton, NJJuly 9, 2014
great benefits, friendly coworkers, supportive management
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Enjoyed teaching Princeton students
Assistant Professor (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJJune 28, 2014
Everything depends on how dedicated you are to teaching and what your relationship is with your colleagues. I doubt that my description of what language and literature teachers do at any university is going to be helpful to nonspecialists and public at large. Furthermore, I think that the information you are asking for should be of no concern to anyone.
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Really Nice place to work.
Senior Developer & Project Management (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJJune 18, 2014
Very good to work environment. also you have chance to grow up.
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Interesting and Fun place to work.
Tech. Res. Asst. to the Chairman of the Department (Former Employee) –  Princeton, NJMay 13, 2014
Handling administrative duties of academic environment including interacting with Faculty, Undergrad and Graduate students. Gained experience in technical writing, grant management, and different operating systems. The most enjoyable part of this job was work environment and good co-workers.
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