Indiana University
3.8 of 5 243 reviews
www.indiana.edu Bloomington, IN 5000+ Employees

Indiana University Reviews

Updated Mar 28, 2014
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3.8 243 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie

Michael McRobbie

(104 ratings)

86% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "It may depend where you work, but the university really cared about work-life balance"
    in 11 reviews
  • "Great benefits, especially if you are a student who works part time"
    in 12 reviews
Cons:
  • "Touting green policies but still having all the lights, ac/heat, and coal power of a small town is laughable"
    in 7 reviews
  • "I don't envision any possibility for a full-time position here--I'm restricted to part time only"
    in 5 reviews
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An incredible employer with flexible scheduling

UITS Consultant (Current Employee)
Bloomington, IN

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

ProsWorking for a university allows you to interact with a variety of individuals on a daily basis and become familiar with a breadth of information, on the job. I would highly recommend university employment.

ConsThe cons are few but include lower pay. However advancement is available and highly sought after. Additionally it can sometimes be overwhelming when surrounded by such lively events and students.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Bloomington, IN

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

ProsFully paid health care while being paid while working on Master's. 20 hour a week work load is easy to balence with graduate school. The health care benifits can not be beat. All paid for and really cheap medications and no cost at IU health center.

ConsNot enough Money to pay your bills. Moderate compensation for 20 hrs per week; however, if you have a car note or any other debts, definately not enough money

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider raising Pay for Research Assistants

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Part-time student

Part-time Student (Current Employee)
Bloomington, IN

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

ProsYou can earn some extra money here, and free food.

ConsIt's tired and low paid. And some people who works with you are not very nice.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay more to students employee.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Intern (Current Employee)
Bloomington, MN

I have been working at Indiana University as an intern for less than a year

ProsGained great experience while working with the social media and internal communications team at IU.

ConsDepartment was not organized. Has since dissolved.

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Benefits and atmoshpere great at Indiana Universiy

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Indiana University full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMost departments are well-run and popping with innovation to keep employees engaged.

ConsThere is a lack of upward mobility or even side- mobility. A better thought-out career path would be appreciated.

Advice to Senior ManagementTruly decide what you want in a future employee. Your current employees have talents beyone their current duties.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Working at IU has many advantages.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Indiana University full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMore PTO time than other universities and companies.

ConsSalary not high unless you are a manager.

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

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Great Place for Students to Work

Labor Assistant (Current Employee)
Bloomington, IN

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

ProsGreat bosses with a positive attitudes. Allows you to work with minimal supervision to help prove what kind of worker you are. Flexible hours based on your schedule.

ConsLimited to 29 hours a week thanks to Obamacare.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Laidback and great benefits

Hourly Tech (Current Employee)
Bloomington, IN

I have been working at Indiana University as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe people are really nice, and it is a college town. For being a student-athlete who doesn't have a lot of time on their hands, IU Athletics works with you to find the best hours for you to work.

ConsI don't think that there are any cons.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A nice place for technology internships/part time. Good campus and smart people to work with.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Indiana University part-time for less than a year

ProsGood work culture, nice people, work on new and upcoming technology, UITS has a nice new office. They are flexible for part times with work hours and location at times.

ConsFor full time, location might be an issue for some people but otherwise a great place to work.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Graduate student instructor of English Composition and Creative Writing

Assistant Instructor (Current Employee)
Bloomington, IN

I have been working at Indiana University as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsLots of freedom in creating classes

ConsEnglish/Creative Writing Department community spirit is in flux

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

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