Saint Joseph's University

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Saint Joseph's University Reviews

Updated September 24, 2014
Updated September 24, 2014
37 Reviews
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  1.  

    International marketing

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University

    Pros

    professor is good, environment is good,

    Cons

    it is a small school

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    Graduate Research Assistant

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Saint Joseph's University part-time

    Pros

    Great work envirnonment. Staff is very friendly and respectful. I enjoyed the connections I made with the professors and the learning experience. Every project requires some different information.

    Cons

    Sometimes the requests for research were not clear and some professors didn't understand priority list. Everything they sent was a priority over any project.

    Recommends
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    Not unlike other adjunct experiences in the city.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Saint Joseph's University

    Pros

    Students are motivated and generally do the work.

    Cons

    Contingency and low compensation without benefits or office space.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More support and stability.

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    Great School, great professors

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistance in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistance in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Professors are nice, you will learn a lot. If you can get a stipend, it will make your life even better!

    Cons

    Salary not as much as TA in other schools

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
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  6.  

    Great Atmosphere, but stagnant for a tech career

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The nicest people I've ever worked with. So accommodating, such a great culture.

    Cons

    Nepotism is rampant, money is tight, bureaucracy is high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make SJU somewhere that your employees really want to stay by allowing them to really do great work and bolster their career without all the red tape.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Very energizing

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University

    Pros

    great benefits, great summer schedule

    Cons

    lots of older talkign heads

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    Private College

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Location in Philadelphia
    Clean beautiful campus
    Stable work environment
    Great faculty to work with

    Cons

    Teaching intensive so not for research
    Institutional work is time consuming
    At times caight between trying to emulate public universities and their own Jesuit mission requirements
    Lack of diversity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Want university to grow then focus on research orientation not only in terms of funding but also protecting faculty time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Real world experience

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    Current Employee - Work Study in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Work Study in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University part-time

    Pros

    Always looked forward to coming to work

    Cons

    Took awhile to get trained

    Recommends
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    Flexible hours for a student, good pay that's reasonable to support a college lifestyle.

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    Current Employee - Biology Stockroom Worker in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Biology Stockroom Worker in Phila, PA

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible, simple work, friendly employer, trained to perform necessary tasks.

    Cons

    Department can be challenging sometimes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raises for loyalty through multiple years.

    Neutral Outlook
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    Student worker

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth, network is amazing, fun opportunities to get involved with the student body. There is a sense of community between the administration and the student body.

    Cons

    Parking is awful, pay is just ok, should be a little more organized in handling situations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the remarks of staff and students more

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