California State University, Northridge

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Updated June 8, 2015
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California State University, Northridge President & CEO Dr. Dianne F. Harrison
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Pros
  • The University offer great benefits to it's employees (in 5 reviews)

  • great work life balance, benefits (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • If you are part time, you feel as though you are an afterthought (in 3 reviews)

  • Only con is that pubic sector jobs when the economy is down, tend to have several budget cuts (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Student Assitant

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Engineer/Science Information Systems in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Computer Engineer/Science Information Systems in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Very flexible with school scheduale

    Cons

    Every one in the building realizes that you work there therefore you are never really off duty


  2. Great place to gain experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at California State University, Northridge

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very welcoming staff, always eager to help! they make you feel like you are a family.

    Cons

    It can get very busy


  3. Photo Editor at The Sundial

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    Former Employee - Photo Editor in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Photo Editor in Northridge, CA

    I worked at California State University, Northridge

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn from others and grow in journalism.

    Cons

    The time commitment can get hard with also trying to find time for school work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going tablet and mobile friendly.


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  5. I love the people I work with!

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Northridge, CA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Northridge, CA

    I have been working at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very Flexible with school schedule!
    Very friendly people! I will be sad when I graduate and have to quit.
    I am thankful for this position. It has put me close to some very important people in the university!

    Cons

    Gets kind of boring.
    I wish I was making more money. But what can you really expect from any student assistant job.


  6. IT Technician

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    Former Employee - IT Technician in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - IT Technician in Northridge, CA

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great work culture recommended to everyone

    Cons

    less hourly rate as compared to other Univ


  7. An amazing opportunity to provide customer service to patrons in a performance venue

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Usher - Audience Service Worker in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Usher - Audience Service Worker in Northridge, CA

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Customer Service to patrons, Able to watch performances for free, leadership training, teamwork, friendly environment

    Cons

    Standing in spot for hours at a time, You might not enjoy the performances

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. Great Department to work for.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at California State University, Northridge

    Pros

    Great to learn and go to school

    Cons

    Reputation of the program is subpar.


  9. Amazing learning experience

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    Former Employee - Graphic Design Student Assistant in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Graphic Design Student Assistant in Northridge, CA

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    I loved working at Student Marketing and Communications on the Cal State Northridge campus because I got to meet and work with some May different people in various fields out side of my own. The was always a great atmosphere with a great group of people to work with.

    Cons

    There really where no cons, I worked on all sorts of different projects with amazing people and I enjoyed going to work every single day.


  10. I worked for the University Student Union as a Computer Lab Technician.

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    Former Employee - Computer Lab Technician in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Computer Lab Technician in Northridge, CA

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunities for growth and networking! Working on campus broadens your network do degrees you wouldn't imagine.

    Cons

    Limited to 20 hours per week as a student.


  11. Awesome place

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at California State University, Northridge

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

    Pros

    Friendly and dedicated staff
    Clean atmosphere

    Cons

    nothing that comes to mind right now



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