George Mason University

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George Mason University Reviews

Updated Jul 25, 2014
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3.8 166 reviews

90% Approve of the CEO

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Ángel Cabrera

(41 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • GMU was very family oriented and they believed in a work life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • Lots of great people and can enjoy free classes(in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Work is not challenging and pay is low(in 9 reviews)

  • There are no benefits for student positions (as expected) and the recognition of excellent service is minimal at best(in 5 reviews)

166 Employee Reviews
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    Very professional

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsProvides on campus employment with a competitive package

    ConsKnowledge of various coding languages

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    Capstone Project - IT COnsutant

    Student Project (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    Prosi worked on Capstone project on my senior year

    Conshad to create website, database, and improve security of the network

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Good Place to Work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsFlexible hours Fantastic Coworkers Friendly managers Fun office culture

    ConsStudent position so no room for growth

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    Internship

    Intern (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsGreat Place to intern, great experience, and since its the university, very willing to work with student schedules to make sure you are doing well in your classes. Great Faculty and Staff, always have good interactions with other employees.

    ConsNot always the most straight forward way to do things because of red tape related to being a government related agency.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I love working at George Mason University. I have been Adjunct professor for thirteen years. It's a wonderful place.

    Full-time French Adjunct Professor (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsIt's friendly and welcoming. I have learned so much being being a teacher from my colleagues and my coordinators. My teaching skills has improved very much in the last 6 years.

    ConsI don't have benefits in my current job as a part-time adjunct professor. I would like to have benefits in the next job. I am not paid during the Summer.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    This organization was one of the best places to work.

    Financial Aid Counselor (Former Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsGMU was very family oriented and they believed in a work life balance.

    ConsThe ability to change departments and career field.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHeidi Granger was a great person and leader. She was always fair and understanding. By far the best supervisor I have ever had.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Short GMU experience as a Grad Student

    Research Associate (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsFlexible hours, nice people, innovation is tradition

    Consvery dull office environment, low wage

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fabulous experience! Great colleagues! Supportive staff to help you advance your career.

    Coordinator (Former Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsCollegial atmosphere and great place to advance skills.

    ConsSometime under appreciated by students.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work in to make Mason a top tier school.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Great to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsKnow that this organization will stay in business. Great people and wonderful atmosphere. Couldn't be happier here.

    ConsNot many cons to working here. Everyone is nice and I enjoy coming to work everyday. Campus is crowded more often than not and parking can be a big issue.

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    Great Professional Environment at George Mason.

    Graduate Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsPerfect University with lot of on campus oppurtunities for students.

    ConsCan't find any cons as of now.

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