Columbia University
Happiness rating is 75 out of 100
4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Columbia University Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    Lee C. Bollinger
  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $1B to $5B (USD)
  • Industry
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Salary estimated from 923 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.


Employees at Columbia University have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Retirement plan

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 1.1K reviews and is evolving.


Research Assistant in New York, NY
on September 2, 2021
I loved my supervisors, such a strong sense of camaraderie and they truly do want you to succeed. Workers care about more than just getting the job done:)
Myself in New York, NY
on August 26, 2021
Very smart people. Nice campus. Always enjoyable events occurring in the city. Never a dull moment. Wide array of classes. Meet a diverse group of people.
Update Senior Management in New York, NY
on August 21, 2021
Great place to work if you are in the right department. Too much cronyism and senior management is like a revolving door. No one will walk you through anything at Columbia management is virtually absent. Human Resource Dept is a hot mess.
Columbia University Psychiatry in New York, NY
on August 8, 2021
This was the best experience, I wish to name the one person who helped me so much through this experience, always cared for me and made sure I was coming to work with a straight clear mind.
Marketing Assistant in New York, NY
on August 7, 2021
I've learned a lot from my management team. I worked as a marketing assistant, and my coworkers and manager were awesome! The schedule was flexible. I'm honored to be part of the community!

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Interview insights

Insights from 202 Indeed users who have interviewed with Columbia University within the last 5 years.
Favorable experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a week

Interview Questions

Describe your previous experience working on similar projects. What are your long term career goals?

Shared on November 30, 2020

Work experience and years of education. How comfortable are you working in a team environment?

Shared on April 28, 2019

None I volunteered to help out through a professor.

Shared on December 18, 2017

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