Florida International University

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Florida International University Reviews

Updated September 25, 2014
Updated September 25, 2014
166 Reviews
3.8
166 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 8 reviews)

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


Cons
  • Pay is low, parking is terrible (in 6 reviews)

  • For job seekers outside of the South Florida market, please note: the cost of living in Miami is quite high (in 5 reviews)

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    Graduate Assistant

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice University, better than its reputation in other countries.

    Cons

    no no no no no (5 words)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    so far so good.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Place to Work Love This School!

    Current Employee - Learning Assistant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Learning Assistant in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    Connect with faculty, add to your resume, learn leadership skills

    Cons

    Parking is always an issue here.

  3.  

    It was a college that I went to whici provided diverse eductions.

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    Former Employee - Student in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Student in Miami, FL

    I worked at Florida International University part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was close to my home and they offered a lot of classes and gave oportunity to a large community.

    Cons

    It was quite close to my house so i did not have so much issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good place to work.

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

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    Great supervisors, opportunities for training and growth. Good benefits.

    Cons

    On campus and neighborhood lunch options limited. Lots of street and parking lot flooding during summer months.

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    Student Assistant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Miami, FL

    I worked at Florida International University part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I have flexibility to work. Weekly I had to sign on for 10 hours and I choose work time on my preference.

    Cons

    Some works had time limit to finish, so I had to finish those works within the time limit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The FIU management is very cooperative, because one time one of my pay check was hold for system problem and my manager was took care it efficiently.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great faculty support. Serious students.

    Cons

    Need more opportunities to become full time faculty.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    High Standards

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL

    I worked at Florida International University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of support, unique and encouraging environment.

    Cons

    Politics heavily influence most decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees and stop worrying so much about appearances.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Associate Director

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Environment and vast mix of cultures

    Cons

    It seemt to be difficult to move up once you reach a certain level.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Ok

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Florida International University

    Pros

    very international, allows you to develop yourself

    Cons

    money machine, everything is expensive, students pay lots of things, the quality of students is not excellent

  11.  

    It has good a computer science department to get involved with research.

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

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are many professors to conduct research with in CS area in south Florida.

    Cons

    Because of the population of the area, it is crowded and expensive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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