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Lots of funding opportunity for Masters students

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Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA

I have been working at Iowa State University part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

People are really good around here, very helpful.

Cons

Climate is really bad harsh over here.

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  1. Easy, easy work.

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Ames, IA
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Ames, IA

    I worked at Iowa State University part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    - TA work is usually easy and lightweight.
    - Pay is the same as dining or other areas around campus, but the work is actually related to your field!
    - Establish rapport with professors in your major.
    - Work directly with students (sometimes teaching subjects)
    - Usually you are able to work your own desired hours.

    Cons

    - Pay is shy of minimum wage, but that is to be expected.
    - Sometimes there is not enough work to do 10 hours in a week.
    - There is the potential of having some students that require more dedication to teaching than others.

    Advice to Management

    Give TA's a raise if they decide to stick around for more than a semester. They know what they are doing.


  2. How is it like to be a Graduate RA

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA

    I have been working at Iowa State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Can network with a lot of people.

    Cons

    Sometimes research get a little boring


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