Illinois State Reviews

Updated April 6, 2015
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  1. Very Good University, very helping and making people succeed in their lives. Providing various scholarship programs

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Normal, IL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State

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

    Pros

    Very Good University, education system

    Cons

    weather is not so good here in some months

    Advice to Management

    please make some internal passage for winters

  2. Watterson Dining Center

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Beverages in Normal, IL
    Current Employee - Beverages in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Easy to pick up and drop shifts
    -Friendly coworkers
    -Easy work

    Cons

    -Managers don't do much
    -High turnover rate
    -No real training

    Advice to Management

    Participate in work when help could be needed

  3. Transformative, learning experience with staff who are willing to help

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Normal, IL
    Current Contractor - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State as a contractor (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Supportive staff, faculty, wide range of opportunities on campus

    Cons

    Low pay for teaching assistants

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  5. My work experience with ISU was excellent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State

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

    Pros

    I had a great experience working with ISU

    Cons

    I had no bad experience working at ISU

    Advice to Management

    No suggestions

  6. Good place, nice working environment.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Normal, IL
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Normal, IL

    I worked at Illinois State

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

    Pros

    working environment, nice people, good salary.

    Cons

    sometimes, you need to work over time.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  7. A friendly place where you can enhance you professional as well as interpersonal, social skills

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL

    I worked at Illinois State

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This organization has amazing opportunities for graduate students. Great pay, tuition waiver and amazing experience that you can't find anywhere else

    Cons

    Professors, i worked with, are world class so you need to keep up with strict deadlines. In winter, the place is a little bit cold but other than that it's an amazing place to study, work and build you life.

    Advice to Management

    Since its a technology era, I wish that there are more training courses for most recent computer programs

  8. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Admissions Counselor in Normal, IL
    Former Employee - Admissions Counselor in Normal, IL

    I worked at Illinois State full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good management, Great cafe food, love working with students, City has good food.

    Cons

    Some very ghetto parts of the city, Crime, living in the shadow of University of Illinois.

    Advice to Management

    This about where the spending is going and restructure towards the bottom half.

  9. Very good place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Technician in Normal, IL
    Current Employee - Student Technician in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State

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

    Pros

    Keep you busy, and other employees you work with are very friendly and willing to teach. Good place for a student to work

    Cons

    Fast paced, sometimes under staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people

  10. Hands on, very professional

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Media Relations in Normal, IL
    Current Intern - Media Relations in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State as an intern (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    While working for Illinois State University's Redbird Athletics Communications, it is clear to see the people in the department truly care about furthering the development of the intern's skill set and professional work experience. You will be asked to complete tasks like a regular employee would and you certainly walk away from this experience thinking you will be more than prepared for a media relations job, or a job related to the field.

    Cons

    Really don't have any.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.

  11. Illinois State provides a great learning experience in the workplace and in the classroom!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Normal, IL
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Normal, IL

    I have been working at Illinois State part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is great insight to what goes on behind the scenes in the classroom technology department allowing for the opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    Not much professional growth. Some employees seem self righteous.

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