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Intensive English Program: Hands-on experience, but lots of unpaid hours

Current Employee - Lecturer in Morgantown, WV
Current Employee - Lecturer in Morgantown, WV

I have been working at West Virginia University part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Hands-on experience managing your own classes, creating lesson plans, and assessing students; lots of freedom to do things the way you want within the classroom; lots of room for learning and growth.

Cons

Student population is not as diverse as it probably should be (mostly Saudi students, which means you have to be constantly looking over your shoulder to be sure that students are speaking in English, not Arabic); little guidance from the beginning; lots of unclocked hours makes you feel like full-time without any of the benefits.

Advice to Management

Although freedom is nice, it would also be beneficial to have some more guidance during the early stages of teaching.

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  1. Graduate Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Morgantown, WV
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Morgantown, WV

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

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

    Pros

    The salary is fair enough for you to live in small college.

    Cons

    Not much to say since this is a college.


  2. West Virginia Universityis great place to work

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Morgantown, WV
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Morgantown, WV

    I worked at West Virginia University full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    West Virginia University is located at Morgantown of WV, which is a gorgeous place to live.The students there are simple and faculty are nice.

    Cons

    It will be greater if the students are more active and positive in class and the faculty are more available. Sometimes students are not very responsive in class.

    Advice to Management

    It will be great if they have a management system that require students to learn on their own, and professors are more productive.


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