Clemson University Reviews

Updated June 24, 2015
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James P. Clements
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Pros
  • It's just an overall great place to work (in 14 reviews)

  • Good environment to work, good pay, nice place to live (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • small town challenges and less vibrent (in 7 reviews)

  • Little direction at times, but is probably due to increased responsibilities related to being a graduate student (in 5 reviews)

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  1. IT Systems Analyst

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Systems Analyst in Clemson, SC
    Current Employee - IT Systems Analyst in Clemson, SC

    I have been working at Clemson University (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    A wide variety of challenges and opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Enacting change is difficult, and professional growth can be difficult due to barriers.

    Advice to Management

    Centralize communication methods and strategy. Become more transparent with processes and ask for input from the people who are actually doing the work.


  2. HR Asst

    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Clemson, SC
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Clemson, SC

    I worked at Clemson University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    HR department was great, they were fun and lenient and always willing to help and give me new learning experiences. Really comfortable work environment

    Cons

    A little boring at times. Pay was normal for an internship


  3. Great School!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ph D Student in Clemson, SC
    Current Employee - Ph D Student in Clemson, SC

    I have been working at Clemson University

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great campus, cordial and healthy work environment. In this vast campus, all the facilities needed for academic and recreational purposes are available.

    Cons

    Public transport in summer is problematic.


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  5. Good ol' boy culture with office politics.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Project Coordinator in Clemson, SC
    Current Contractor - Project Coordinator in Clemson, SC

    I have been working at Clemson University as a contractor (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is a ton of schedule flexibility. Mostly everyone receives an annual bonus. The state benefits are ok.

    Cons

    There is a substantial amount of office politics and deep rooted Clemson culture.
    I experienced a work load/job description mismatch


  6. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Clemson, SC
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Clemson, SC

    I worked at Clemson University part-time (Less than a year)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly co workers, my supervisor/senior was always ready to help and was always welcoming

    Cons

    Could pay a little more for part time student assistants


  7. Corporal, Student patrol

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Clemson, SC
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Clemson, SC

    I worked at Clemson University (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Amzing Place to work, Good opportunity to earn while you study, improve your personality while you work, opportunity to meet a lot of new people, professionals, mentors while you work

    Cons

    min wages might be less but manageable

    Advice to Management

    Please provide opportunity for part time jobs to international students until they get their OPT card. It will help us in lot many ways


  8. PostDoc

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Clemson, SC
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Clemson, SC

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

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

    Pros

    - It is a calm and friendly environment

    Cons

    - It is growing, so they do not have a lot of experience in mentoring, advising, organizing the schedules, duties and assignments

    Advice to Management

    - More collaboration, training, opportunities


  9. i love this place!

    Current Employee - GoalPOST Employee in Clemson, SC
    Current Employee - GoalPOST Employee in Clemson, SC

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

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

    Pros

    Great co workers and management, very flexible with class schedule, always a beautiful view outside your window

    Cons

    No comment here as far as cons go

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. Clemson University

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - South Carolina in Clemson, SC
    Current Employee - South Carolina in Clemson, SC

    I have been working at Clemson University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Southern lifestyle. Great people. Good place to study/live.

    Cons

    Do not see any. May not suit to people got used to fast pace of living.


  11. Director

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clemson, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clemson, SC

    I have been working at Clemson University

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits and work environment

    Cons

    gap in leadership communication and shared mission



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