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Middlebury College Reviews

Updated August 13, 2014
Updated August 13, 2014
20 Reviews

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Middlebury College President and Trustee Ronald D. Liebowitz
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  1.  

    Excellent learning environment

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    Former Employee - Summer Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Summer Research Assistant

    Pros

    interactive, close interaction with professors, and there is always a professor that needs help with their research

    Cons

    Advising can be tricky--if you're paired with the wrong advisor freshman year, it could make science coursework scheduling harder

    Recommends
  2.  

    Interlibrary Loan

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible times, no problems taking days off

    Cons

    annoying bosses, menial jobs during the day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Chill out and stop babysitting us

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great work/life balance.

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    Current Employee - Dining Services  in  Middlebury, VT
    Current Employee - Dining Services in Middlebury, VT

    Pros

    Excellent salary and benefits, great work/life balance. Nice community with a low crime rate. Excellent personal and professional growth opportunities offered through various venues such as Books 24/7 and Lynda.

    Cons

    There are very few opportunities for advancement. Although it is good for the college that the employee turn over rate is low, for those staff members looking to move up it is difficult.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work.

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    Current Employee - Gift Officer  in  Middlebury, VT
    Current Employee - Gift Officer in Middlebury, VT

    Pros

    Work life balance is terrific.

    Cons

    Not subscribed to national market. A bit cut off. Perhaps too much internal hiring/promoting.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Amazing people, beautiful campus

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Middlebury has some of the most hard working and dedicated people around. Facilities are second to none, natatorium, 18 hole golf course, ski resort, the list goes on.

    Cons

    The surrounding area can be a bit far from civilization, if you are a city dweller.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good student employment opportunities at Middlebury College

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  Middlebury, VT
    Current Employee - Intern in Middlebury, VT

    Pros

    The College offers great opportunities for students who wish to perform work-study and earn money while studying. Depending on the job, the pay can also be very rewarding.

    Cons

    Job can consume more time than expected, which can interrupt study time. It is best to communicate clearly how much time can be committed at the very beginning of the job/internship.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Love Hate Relationship

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Wonderful institution
    Great name, amazing faculty, staff, students
    Beautiful location
    Flexible work environment
    Amazing benefits (not including salary)

    Cons

    Low salary for most professional staff
    Remote location
    Inconsistent with recognition of employee/department contributions
    Expanding too fast

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Salaries for special programs staff should reflect a national, not local average.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Positive Student Employment Experience

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    Former Employee - Student Researcher  in  Middlebury, VT
    Former Employee - Student Researcher in Middlebury, VT

    Pros

    Great Location
    Smart and informed co-workers
    Access to lots of resources and help

    Cons

    Stifling Creativity
    Inflexibility when it comes to new ways of doing things.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be willing to consider or adapt to new ways of doing things.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Incredible students and faculty members

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    Former Employee - Assistant Professor  in  Middlebury, VT
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Middlebury, VT

    Pros

    Incredible professional experience with top staff and faculty and students

    Cons

    Small town with not much too do and limited shops and restaurants.

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Really great program - a lot of freedom to take research in my own direction

    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Middlebury, VT
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Middlebury, VT

    Pros

    Great campus, good experience. Supportive group of people and interesting projects. Because it is self-scheduled, you can arrange it to fit your own schedule.

    Cons

    Because this type of work is completely self scheduled, so you have to make time to do it yourself and so you have to be able to stick to a schedule. It helps when you have a supervisor who keeps you on schedule. This is not necessarily a con, but something to keep in mind.

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