Wayne State
3.6 of 5 135 reviews
www.wayne.edu Detroit, MI 5000+ Employees

Wayne State Reviews in Michigan

Updated Jun 9, 2014
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3.6 101 reviews

                             

87% Approve of the CEO

Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson

M. Roy Wilson

(15 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Fantastic place to work.

    Training Director (Former Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsBenefits, colleagues, work-life balance. Ongoing efforts to better the institution.

    ConsNot a lot of opportunity for upward mobility.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPerhaps give more recognition to outcome of training interventions developed and implemented.

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

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    Great Opportunities for Students

    Student Assistant (Current Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsEach day I have different tasks and often have to learn new and interesting skills to complete said tasks. It was the perfect opportunity to work in addition to being a student and it greatly enhanced my undergraduate experience.

    ConsSometimes there can be gaps between projects where there is not much to accomplish. I felt like I was wasting my time when I wanted to be working.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAlways give employees multiple tasks, even if you do not expect all of them to be accomplished. It is better to extend a project than have an employee doing nothing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best University

    Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsWayne State University has lots of pros:
    1) The only university in the area that offers a variety of majors and degrees.
    2) Has a lots of finding resources that is very important for student who intend their research to be funded.
    3) Its campus is very safe because it is located in Detroit area.

    ConsThey are very few and they are not very significant like sharing offices with others.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNo experience with that.

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

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    Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsFriendly environment to work in.

    ConsInsufficient weekly hours and unable to finish numerous research tax

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease benefits to student staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    World-class experience working along side some of the greatest minds from around the world.

    Program Assistant (Former Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsStaff and students from all corners of the globe unified as one warrior family across hundreds of disciplines driving Wayne State to the forefront in many sectors.

    ConsSome departments express a strong micromanagement system that inhibits the expression of new and potentially innovative processes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAssociate with all employes, not just immediate supervisory staff in the department.

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

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    My experience at WSU was a wonderful .

    Library Clerk (Former Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsThe experience of meeting the diversity of people.
    Opening and closing the library.
    The knowledge of checking books in and out, and learning to shelve books

    ConsParking, and having to walk a distance in the winter.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt was an awesome experience working with WSU management.

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

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    Nice place to work

    Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsFlexible time and workload is not too much

    ConsPay is ok, not comparitive

    Advice to Senior ManagementINcrease the pay

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

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    Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsNice work environment. Nice Professors.

    ConsLeaving here is a bit boring, not too much people here.

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    Detroit, MI

    ProsClose to Canada for those who are residents in Canada (Windsor Ontario)

    Consit is in midtown of Detroit. Lots of non occupied buildings

    Advice to Senior Managementa need to buy the old non occupied building surrounding the University

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

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    Great Learning experience and view into life as an academic

    Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Detroit, MI

    ProsI had the opportunity to learn what is was like to play a role in funded scientific research. With guidance from professors, I was able to help develop a procedure and carry out an experiment that was a part of a larger project.

    ConsThere are very limited opportunities for scientific research assistants outside of the medical field.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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