Missouri University of Science and Technology

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Missouri University of Science and Technology Reviews

Updated November 11, 2014
Updated November 11, 2014
67 Reviews
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Pros
  • Cutting edge research on campus (in 3 reviews)

  • quite place with less distraction, moderate facilities and very low cost of living, small campus and energetic crowd and good work-life balance (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Rolla is a small town and far away from big city (in 5 reviews)

  • Starting pay is low as compared to other universities (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good research

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology

    Pros

    Well known engineering school with good credentials

    Cons

    Particular staff can be difficult to deal with

  2.  

    Nice university

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Friendly environment
    - Very calm and peaceful city
    - Very organized

    Cons

    - Boring to those who are used to live in crowded cities
    - little work opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great place for an end of career!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Work-Study

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    Current Employee - Work-Study in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Work-Study in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You can pick your job.

    Cons

    Hard to find time to actually do job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great Engineering School with huge growth

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology

    Pros

    Great culture and people. I was working as a research assistant and was a student.

    Cons

    Location - nearest city is St.Louis.

  6.  

    Graduate student - opportunities

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Not all the degrees are good and it is not job oriented. Ex- computer enginnering

    Cons

    University is reputed for its science, engineering and management departments

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    Review of TA at Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at Missouri University of Science and Technology

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    if you are working a 25% fulltime or above it can waive your out-state tuition

    Cons

    Usually it is small section of Lab, so if you are working a 50%, you have to meet with students five different times weekly.

  8.  

    Great place for Engineering..!!

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The benefits are appealing and especially if you are into research, there are a lot of opportunities to work on different projects. I would say its a good place for all round development.

    Cons

    Starting pay is low as compared to other universities. The funding is basically dependent on the University budget. However, pretty good place to start with.

    Recommends
  9.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology

    Pros

    Good faculty and research opportunities

    Cons

    Bad city with no public transport options available

  10.  

    Best View in Town

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    Current Employee - Clubhouse Supervisor in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Clubhouse Supervisor in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It is a great opportunity to work with both students and the general community.

    Cons

    As with most public institutions the biggest con is bureaucracy.

    Recommends
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    graduate research assistant

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Rolla, MO

    I have been working at Missouri University of Science and Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    quite place with less distraction, moderate facilities and very low cost of living, small campus and energetic crowd and good work-life balance

    Cons

    not a good graduate research school, graduate students required to pay instate fees which is like 2.5 months salary and far from main city and airport

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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