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Florida International University Reviews

Updated January 23, 2015
Updated January 23, 2015
191 Reviews
3.8
191 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance, basically you will be able to have quality time with your family (in 9 reviews)

  • FIU has great benefits, including portable retirement benefit, excellent healthcare benefits (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • low pay and lack of opportunity to advance (in 9 reviews)

  • compared to peers in other state universities in FL, pay is low when Miami cost of living is high (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    cushy desk job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Academic Advisor in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Academic Advisor in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    diverse campus, great benefits, most of the time the job is low-stress.

    Cons

    bureaucratic, feel like you're just a number, traffic, miami culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great employer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Florida International University

    Pros

    good benefits, university culture good, open minded work place

    Cons

    lower pay comparing industry jobs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Student

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    Good facilities, great campus and decent sized classes

    Cons

    Isolate campus, long drive, crowded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Technician Aide

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    The pros of working here is being on campus and being able to go straight to class afterwards.

    Cons

    The pay could be higher, but its a University so what do you expect.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If someone has been there over 2 years, please give them a raise.

  6.  

    Good Research Institution

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Researching Assistant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Researching Assistant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Weather. Very productive group, cutting edge facilities

    Cons

    University staff seems not efficiency.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Student

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Student in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Student in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It's been good so far

    Cons

    I do not have anything bad to say

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create more job opportunities for international students

  8.  

    Great place

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good insurance, nice atmosphere. Working for the benefit of society is rewarding.

    Cons

    low pay and lack of opportunity to advance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    This university has great diversity.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    This university has great diversity. It is top 10 university in annual enrollment number.

    Cons

    A young university, established in 1965, which still need some improvements.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Research assistant

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    Interesting projects that I was able to work on

    Cons

    Low pay and no room to negotiate salary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase wage

  11.  

    10 years and still here!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, good benefits, professional development opportunities.

    Cons

    Parking is expensive and difficult to find, and salaries are stagnant.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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