Illinois State
4.0 of 5 47 reviews
www.illinoisstate.edu Normal, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 16, 2014

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Timothy Flanagan

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78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Cashier (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than 3 years

Prosvery flexible scheduling
not required to work over breaks
great staff and management
friendly environment

Consminimum wage
hard to get more than 20hrs a week

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good attitudes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Graduate Research Assistant Experience

Graduate Assistant (Former Employee)
Normal, IL

I worked at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility on when the work could be done and the opportunity to work with different faculty members.

ConsI did not have any negative experiences, but I will point out that as a GA (research) you have to be good at multi-tasking and stay focused in order to be successful.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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A very good experience.

Graduate Assistant (Former Employee)
Bloomington, IL

I worked at Illinois State full-time for more than a year

ProsWas given the necessary guidance to develop both professionally and personally. Furthermore, the culture is great.

ConsThe only con to working at Illinois State is the low pay. I don't know if I would consider this a con because the cost of living in the area is relatively inexpensive.

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Bone Student Center has provided valuable learning experiences in a friendly company culture and dynamic environment.

Information Center Manager (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat job for students - conscientious of hours worked while also a full-time student

ConsThey really are no downsides here when looking for the best student positions on campus.

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

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Quiet and easy-going work environment.

Web Development (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

ProsFriendly work environment
Good opportunities for learning
Living in a small city

ConsNo constructive competition
Ineffective use of resources

Advice to Senior ManagementArticulate strategies to directors and managers and establish a performance management system.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to teach OK for research.

Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State full-time for more than 3 years

ProsIt's good place to work. Good people all in all

ConsExpect to get a cold winter.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I have developed as a person and a professional

Graduate Assistant (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

ProsLearn new things and most importantly research

ConsLow pay and less motivation

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

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Very flexible.

Graduate Assistant (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

ProsEmployees buy into the value of the collegiate experience.

ConsThe job can be repetitive.

Advice to Senior ManagementFlexibility is important. Assume that you hire your employees because they can get the job done and provide the space to allow them to succeed in that job.

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

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Good stepping stone for future

Graduate Assistant (Former Employee)
Normal, IL

I worked at Illinois State as an intern for more than 3 years

ProsSupporting and teachable environment, good place to start a career or at the end of a career.

ConsSome professors once tenured lose interest in student's careers and their own too.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

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

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Great Experience

Graduate Assistant (Current Employee)
Normal, IL

I have been working at Illinois State as a contractor for more than a year

ProsGreat school to work for. Professors are willing to work around your class schedule.

ConsWorkload tends to increase during the times that your personal class workload increases.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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