Ohio State University
3.9 of 5 337 reviews
www.osu.edu Columbus, OH 5000+ Employees

Ohio State University Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2014
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3.9 337 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

Ohio State University Interim President Joseph A. Alutto

Joseph A. Alutto

(40 ratings)

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

Pros:
  • "Ohio State has great benefits and staff members can sign up for up to 10 credit hours each semester (free)"
    in 20 reviews
  • "Flexible hours with class/exams taking priority"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "The pay is low but at least you're not going into debt for it"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Work environment is not very good"
    in 6 reviews
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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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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat University. Engineering majors are great.

    ConsNot enough intern opportunities available.

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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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    Great Place to Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat stable professional place to work

    ConsLow pay compared to other organizations

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

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    Enjoyed my time at OSU

    Research Assistant (Former Employee)

    ProsFlexible in hours, kind staff

    ConsSimple tasks, boring at times

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Graduate Assistant

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe opportunity to impact the lives of students is amazing! Great and unique opportunities that allow for awesome experiences!

    ConsThere are a lot of additional politics behind work responsibilities. If you are not careful you can be blindsided.

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

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    very positive experience

    Research Associate (Former Employee)

    Prosbig university, lots of interaction with peer group, a lot of great facilities and resources. Excellent professors and staff

    Consa lot of red-tapism that come associated with a big university, they're BIG on football. Can sometimes be a nuisance for those who do not follow the game

    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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    Positive Experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMy advisor was great, the whole research team was very friendly. Learned a lot during my time working in their research projects.

    ConsThe university has a rule that restricts graduated students working past one semester after graduation. It's really annoying if you need more time to finish the projects you started during your senior year.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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