Ohio State University
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Ohio State University Reviews in Columbus, OH

Updated Jul 3, 2014
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3.9 209 reviews

                             

96% Approve of the CEO

Ohio State University Interim President Joseph A. Alutto

Joseph A. Alutto

(28 ratings)

86% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Nothing unexpected

    Grader (Former Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    ProsGrading is regular work that can be done at home.

    ConsVery boring and repetitive work.

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    Loved my part-time job.

    Psychology Lab Assistant (Former Employee)
    Marion, OH

    ProsGood benefits, even though I was part-time.
    Flexible hours.
    Wonderful work-study opportunity.
    Helped gain experience in my future field.

    ConsThere was a lack of direction--I didn't know what I was doing from day to day until I got to the lab.
    I couldn't transfer jobs when I switched from a branch campus to main campus.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work.

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

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    Very good

    Maitenace (Current Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    ProsA lot of fun working with friends. Work was very easy but beneficial to getting job later on in life.

    ConsLong hours over holidays. Boss was not very nice but was okay after she had her coffee. No benefits or 401K

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

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    Fulfilling

    Graduate Research Associate (Current Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    ProsLarge research program on Materials, Good research facilities,

    ConsToo large a school, More foucs on research and less on teaching

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

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    Columbus, OH

    ProsVery helpful working environment, everybody is helpful, easy task, paid overtime, very laidback

    Conspay is low, you might be working with someone that you absolutely do not want to work with what so ever.

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    Very good experience.

    Postdoctoral Researcher (Former Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    ProsGood environment for carrying out research work.

    ConsDepending upon adviser you get - job satisfaction varies.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing.

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

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    Long hours and lots of politics.

    Student Help II (Current Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    ProsYou have a job and you're around the football team. Lots of opportunities to see some cool behind the scene things.

    ConsLong hours, crabby people, and low pay. People look down on you because you work for the facility.

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

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    Good research environment, great networks and people

    Research Associate (Former Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    ProsThere are many great professors and researchers which also helps with networking connections. The university is very supportive with funding opportunities for students. Columbus is also a great city with diverse people around.

    ConsBeing a "big" university, there are some rules and restrictions on administrative procedures which might be hard to find.

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

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    Best univ in USA

    Graduate Research Associate (Current Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    Prosvery intelligent students who look to outshine each other

    ConsExtremely non generous weather for the capital of Ohio

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

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    good work-life balance

    Student Assistant (Current Employee)
    Columbus, OH

    Prosflexible hours, relaxed office environment

    Conspay is a little low

    Advice to Senior Managementhigher pay/full time opportunities

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

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