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4.2
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Found 256 of over 5K reviews

4.2
84%
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81%
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1,100 Ratings
Pros
  • "They encourage a good work/life balance(in 197 reviews)

  • "Best work environment ever experienced(in 227 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Cost of living in Seattle is very high(in 73 reviews)

  • "Low pay in a extremely costly city(in 141 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      2 Sep 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      nice colleagues and working environment

      Cons

      Payroll is not high enough

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      30 Nov 2021 - Program Coordinator in Bellevue, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good benefits friendly working environment diversity work-life balance

      Cons

      salary not competitive HR process slow

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Rewarding. Challenging. Interesting.

      1 Dec 2021 - Manager of Special Projects in Seattle, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hybrid/Remote work environment. Advancing Alzheimer's research is rewarding work. Everyone is nice and recognizes each other's work.

      Cons

      Hiring process is too slow.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work with a great mission

      30 Nov 2021 - Director in Seattle, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work environment and benefits

      Cons

      Slow moving internal bureaucracy can be a hinderance

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      29 Nov 2021 - Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice work environment, good professor

      Cons

      Low wage, there is a maximum time per week

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Undergraduate research for MISL (molecular information systems lab) in the CSE department

      22 Nov 2021 - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Seattle, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I absolutely love my job at MISL. They are exceptional, always encouraging me to pursue my passions, then supporting me in completing my goals. My manager has been so understanding and positive whenever I have made mistakes. The work environment carries this positivity. All the faculty are very helpful and understanding when starting new research projects that I have little knowledge about. I have made very good friends in my coworkers. The lab itself is beautifully clean and well organized. Beautiful views of ocean and lots of private working rooms. MISL ignited my passion for STEM and helped me find focus in my studies. Whatever I do in my career post undergrad, I will owe mostly to MISL. I cannot say enough good things.

      Cons

      I like my job so much that I find it hard to prioritize school. The first few months of training were quite challenging.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      average research job

      1 Dec 2021 - Research Coordinator 
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      Pros

      looks good on your resume lots of opportunities

      Cons

      cold work environment publish or perish very competitive

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great team - expensive city

      28 Nov 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      World class research institution Great resources Excellent work environment Commitment to DEI

      Cons

      Salaries don't match partner institutions

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Challenging Work Environment

      23 Nov 2021 - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      University community and access to interesting events and organizations

      Cons

      challenging work environment, not a lot of support, burnout happens quickly

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee

      I love UW

      4 Nov 2021 - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Great working environment, flexibility, w friendly colleagues

      Cons

      relatively low pay compared to industry peers

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