Florida International University Reviews

Updated July 21, 2015
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Florida International University President Mark B. Rosenberg
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Pros
  • Benefits and work life balance are great (in 9 reviews)

  • FIU provides great benefits to it's employees (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, no opportunity for advancement (in 9 reviews)

  • There are a lot of politics when making any decisions, cost of living in Miami is high, Summer in Miami can be brutal (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Good experience

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Miami, FL

    I worked at Florida International University part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I gained the ability to do research about power systems which is really helpful for my career.

    Cons

    Had to prepare presentation every week about your work, felt under a lot of pressure


  2. Company Review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Fast paced, and open minded.

    Cons

    It is a state institution so some things can get bogged down in red tape.


  3. Awesome place to work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The benefits are very comprehensive and the people and particularly the service culture is very deep rooted.

    Cons

    Parking - cost and availability even when you pay for a higher parking "level".


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  5. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Miami, FL

    I worked at Florida International University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits including 20+ paid vacation days and 401K matching. Also lots of employee development offered. Very diverse, energetic campus.

    Cons

    Long hours, bad traffic and ugly commute, parking can be a challenge


  6. Best employer in the state!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing upper management, family atmosphere and best of all Worlds Ahead Colleagues! This is the best employer in the State of Florida. This is the reason why they have been ranked constantly in the top 100 employers (currently 64) by Forbes Magazine.

    Cons

    NONE!!! and I mean it. FIU is just that good.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing great things... including making employees happy.


  7. A growing University

    Current Employee - High Performance Computing - Faculty Liaison in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - High Performance Computing - Faculty Liaison in Miami, FL

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Ample opportunities to develop and grow

    Cons

    Cost of living is a bit high in Miami


  8. I'm not an employee /employer.

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    Current Employee - Social Work in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Social Work in Miami, FL

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This place pay their employees very well. You can make a living from Disney in any of the occupation that you apply for its rewarding at the end of the day. You will smile knowing you made someone happy from what ever you did that day. 😊

    Cons

    Working with animals I don't know it would not be me but if you are an animal lover this will help be a rewarding experience for you and the family that visit the parks.

    Advice to Management

    None at all.


  9. Research Associate

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Miami, FL

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful way to learn who is who in town, which helps you understand members of our community and across the country and world.

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons.

    Advice to Management

    I have not advice. I think management is doing it's absolute best.


  10. good to start

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good for head start in a university

    Cons

    pay is very less compared to others


  11. Graduate Assistant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Florida International University part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility Tuition waiver Great staff Great atmosphere

    Cons

    I can not think of cons



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