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Georgia Southern University Reviews

Updated August 24, 2014
Updated August 24, 2014
68 Reviews

3.7
68 Reviews
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Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D.
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29 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Departments are run very well and by good people (in 4 reviews)

  • Great people, works around a school schedule if you want to take classes (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • The pay is low, but that's expected from a school really (in 4 reviews)

  • Pay is minimum wage other than that, not too many cons (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Physics TA  in  Statesboro, GA
    Current Employee - Physics TA in Statesboro, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Higher pay for physics TA than other departments for what I hear. So that is the biggest boon. Also good for resume boosting while in college.

    Cons

    Obviously not a full time job. Some professors require more work than others, but overall the job and pay is well worth the effort.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great one-on-one relationships with advisors, accessible funding, interesting coworkers

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University full-time

    Pros

    Funding is easy to come by, unparalleled attention given to grad students by most advisors, excellent new facilities.

    Cons

    Faculty is not as large as "Tier 1" research institutions, may not find your niche interest of study

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Nice place to stay

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant  in  Statesboro, GA
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Statesboro, GA

    I worked at Georgia Southern University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people.
    Good place.
    Really enjoyed to work there.

    Cons

    I don't thing there's any cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    CL

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    Current Employee - Community Leader  in  Statesboro, GA
    Current Employee - Community Leader in Statesboro, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    meeting new people, networking skills, customer service skills

    Cons

    disciplining residents, over extending yourself sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They work very hard to ensure you success

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great for Students to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Concessions Cashier  in  Statesboro, GA
    Former Employee - Concessions Cashier in Statesboro, GA

    I worked at Georgia Southern University for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I was a student worker at GSU for 4 out of my 5 years there. They were very accommodating when I needed to leave early to study or complete homework, for meetings, or anything school related. I worked in 2 different places on campus and they were both fun environments that allowed me to gain valuable real-world experience as well. Any time the job stressed me out, I was able to let my manager know and they helped me out. They knew we were in school full-time and had other commitments as well.

    Cons

    Working with the ADP system was annoying, if you clocked in a few minutes too late you weren't paid for the full hour, and you were limited to hours per week (also a good thing though). If you were coming from class across campus or had to leave for class, it might have messed with your hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep putting the students 1st!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    It’s a public university with an above average campus; giving a good education at a fair price.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mobile Developer  in  Statesboro, GA
    Current Employee - Mobile Developer in Statesboro, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Larger university, generally helpful and friendly teachers, nice campus

    Cons

    Few cultural activities, average academics, party school reputation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raise your minimum GPA requirement to above a 2.0 minimum; it's very low for the academics and campus that are offered.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    The wonderful world of GSU

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    Current Employee - Federal Student Employee Office Assistant  in  Statesboro, GA
    Current Employee - Federal Student Employee Office Assistant in Statesboro, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They work really well with your schedule if your a work study student.

    Cons

    None to share, I think this company is great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None to share

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Teachers assistant

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    Former Employee - TEACHERS ASSISTANT  in  Statesboro, GA
    Former Employee - TEACHERS ASSISTANT in Statesboro, GA

    I worked at Georgia Southern University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Short hours
    The pay is good
    Get to met the teachers
    Helps you study
    Great way to meet people

    Cons

    Some labs can be long and go over the allotted time
    Some kids are hard to deal with
    Your supervising a lab so kids will ask you random question so be ready for anything

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing it was the best decision I ever made

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Friendly, traditional place to work.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University

    Pros

    Friendly, professional, good commute, beautiful campus, tight knit

    Cons

    Small town, tight knit environment

  11.  

    Conselor

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Southern University

    Pros

    Great benefits; fun environment to work in; very student centered atmposphere

    Cons

    Some departments are harder to advance in

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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