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Good stepping stone for future

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Former Employee - Graduate Assistant  in  Normal, IL
Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL

I worked at Illinois State as an intern for more than 3 years

Pros

Supporting and teachable environment, good place to start a career or at the end of a career.

Cons

Some professors once tenured lose interest in student's careers and their own too.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Illinois State

  1.  

    Great Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant  in  Normal, IL
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Great school to work for. Professors are willing to work around your class schedule.

    Cons

    Workload tends to increase during the times that your personal class workload increases.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Experience during or after school

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Illinois State full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Will give you free classes while you are employed.
    Great people to work with, everyone is friendly
    Summers are nice and slow

    Cons

    Being a college town the students can get a little too rowdy
    Being a state job, raises are few and far between

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote strictly from within

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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