Ohio State University
3.9 of 5 305 reviews
www.osu.edu Columbus, OH 5000+ Employees

Ohio State University Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
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3.9 305 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

Ohio State University Interim President Joseph A. Alutto

Joseph A. Alutto

(30 ratings)

86% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great place to work

Security Officer (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University part-time for more than a year

ProsExposure to a wide range of training and resume builders. No shortage of opportunities to step up and be a leader.

ConsThe pay could be better. Senior administrators all make well over 6 figures and other employees get paid like dirt.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay your employees more.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I loved the teachers that I worked with and their way of teaching and disciplining

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Ohio State University part-time for more than a year

ProsThe relaxed atmosphere inside most of the classrooms. Much of the learning is child centered and relaxed. The environment is fun and the other teachers are great. It works well for a college job!

ConsSome of the management is very unfriendly and not understanding. They threaten to write you up without understanding other circumstances going on

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great institute with very well-equipped facilities

Research Associate 2-Engineer (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAble to to find resources to support projects and personal needs. City of Columbus is great city to live in.

ConsLack of opportunity for a research associate to progress.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Columbus, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University full-time for more than 3 years

Prosworking with students, benefits, working in a culture rich environment.

Conslack of room for professional growth

Advice to Senior Managementgive constructive feedback not criticism, recognize the STUDENTS are the reason we are all here, accept and promote various personalities/cultures/looks,etc.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great part-time jobs for students.

Student Assistant (Former Employee)
Columbus, OH

I worked at Ohio State University part-time for more than 3 years

ProsSupervisors understand challenges associated with working and attending courses full-time. Wages are appropriate for type of work performed.

ConsDifficult to transition to full time positions from student to staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Ohio State University

ProsCampus life is a lot easy going

ConsNobody ever listens and really takes to get heard

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more attentive

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Graduate Research Associate (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University full-time for more than 5 years

ProsCollaborative work environment, friendly people. Great facilities.

ConsBureaucracy makes it difficult to get things done.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent place to work, a lot of office politics though.

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Marion, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University part-time for more than a year

ProsGood people, flexible hours, good benefits

ConsOffice politics, sometimes unorganized, staffing decisions

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Ohio State University provides many opportunities to learn from world class researchers.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University full-time for more than 5 years

ProsOSU offers great health insurance, incredible resources for doing all types of research, and many diverse researchers to network and collaborate with.

ConsAs a large institution, there are some challenges to obtaining personal guidance and addressing difficult situations in a timely manner.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to meet people on a more personal level at all levels of employment. More direct, specific, and personal career counseling would be of great benefit.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Being a GRA at OSU

Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH

I have been working at Ohio State University full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe best part of being a GRA here is the benefits. You get tuition fully-covered, and the student health benefits are much better than what I have heard of other schools in the area.

ConsThe work experience and culture would heavily depend on the research group that you work with, so I can not really generalize cons here to a university level.

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