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Updated Jun 24, 2014

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4.6 15 reviews

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Brian C. Rosenberg

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    Preceptor

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsYou learn a lot and stay busy

    ConsI really liked my experience

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    Great

    Building Manager (Former Employee) Saint Paul, MN

    ProsThe environment is very open-minded.

    ConsThere were really no cons to this place.

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

     

    Great attitude envrionment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPeople are helpful and have a great attitude. The school is also in the middle of the city.

    ConsHard if you can't stand Minnesotans.

    Advice to Senior ManagementResidential Life specifically is a bit too micromanagy.

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    Very good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosmotivated students; kind colleagues; friendly staff

    Consnone really. It's a great place.

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    Research Assistant in Physics Department

    Research Assistant (Former Employee) Saint Paul, MN

    ProsProfessors are very helpful and dedicated to teaching. I learned a lot from my professor and co-workers while working in there. People were very casual and friendly. Free room and board. Access to one of the best gym in Liberal Arts College. Friday picnic.

    ConsCompensation was low compared to school from California. But I can't complain since I got paid to work on fun projects and learn science.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter compensation is always a plus.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe job was very lax and easy to manage. The manager was not hard to deal with at all.

    ConsCons were very few. There were only a few difficulties like working with students, but other than that it was very easy.

    Advice to Senior Managementmake it less easy

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    It was fun and educational.

    ITS Help Desk (Former Employee)

    ProsStudent workers are given task akin to an entry level IT position. Staff are always assisting students with jobs.

    ConsSmall campus yields limited connections. The neighborhood is sketchy if you walk a mile away. Sometimes pressure to participate more.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave less meetings where nothing gets accomplished

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Liberal-minded, work hard, play hard.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSmall liberal arts college with dedicated professors.

    ConsNot a target, may not have many opportunities.

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    A workplace committed to the same values it promotes for its students

    Assistant Director (Former Employee) Saint Paul, MN

    ProsGreat work environment, high standards, professional development support, good salary for a nonprofit, lots of diversity, lots to do in the neighborhood, community feel and smart, fun co-workers

    ConsParking is a challenge, some bureaucracy, lots of media scrutiny, small school so some limited advancement opportunities

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

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    Macalester College is a wonderful institution of higher education.

    Spanish Tutor (Former Employee) Saint Paul, MN

    ProsEverything about the academic and social experience of Macalester is impeccable and wonderful.

    ConsThe weather in Saint Paul, MN is extremely, unsustainably frigid. -42 is the coldest I saw.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease continue to do whatever it is you're doing, because it's amazing!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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