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Easy job for a busy student

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Help Desk Tech in Reno, NV
Current Employee - Help Desk Tech in Reno, NV

I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Working on campus and for the university makes it easy to balance academic and social aspects of college.

Cons

Getting paid minimum wage isn't very awesome but you honestly don't do enough to be upset by the minimal pay scale.

Advice to Management

Have some way to get a raise.

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  1. Poor treatment of graduate assistants

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Gradate Research Assistant in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Gradate Research Assistant in Reno, NV

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    You can find some world class faculty in UNR. Good area, lots of sunshine, lakeTahoe, casinos and ski resorts.

    Cons

    The university and the city as a whole is not academically motivated. Keep increasing the tuition and the state cuts budget continuously after the economy downturn.

    Advice to Management

    Better treatment of graduate assistants who are the actual workforce in this business, would be a plus . As a married international graduate assistant, I have the same low wage ($1400) for four years with no dental or vision benefit and no vacation, I would recommend reviewing related policies. Some universities allow dependents of the graduate assistants to study with in-state tuition but we don't have that one either.


  2. Great for life-work balance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Laid-back environment, Reno is not a bad place to live, close to Tahoe, close to the Sierra

    Cons

    Draconian budget cuts, lack of transparency as it relates to the futures of positions, bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent about the future of positions and make an effort to have GA's feel appreciated.


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