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Stony Brook University Reviews

Updated February 19, 2015
Updated February 19, 2015
195 Reviews
4.1
195 Reviews
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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
57 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Environment is very good, people are nice, plenty of parking plots (in 14 reviews)

  • Most people have good education background since sbu is the only good high education school on long island (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Salary is only high enough for cost of living, not recommended for non-student job seekers (in 4 reviews)

  • Low pay, Increased workload, less opportunity to meet new people, less job security, increased likelihood of menial tasks, limited mobility (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    food service

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    nice people, flex schedule

    Cons

    peak time lack of workers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Nice for student part-time jobs

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, nice staff, nice people to work with

    Cons

    No promotion, and lack of benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should have more benefits

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Teaching assistance in AMS/FIN courses for 4 years

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stony Brook University

    Pros

    Young school, good view, nice climate.

    Cons

    They sign contract every semester.

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    Computer Lab Consultant

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    Current Employee - Computer Lab Consultant in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Computer Lab Consultant in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I have been working from 1 year. We can take breaks whenever we want.

    Cons

    But there can be too much rush sometime. Also the manager can be rude sometimes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stony Brook University

    Pros

    Great faculty and fabulous colleagues

    Cons

    HR and their :issues" can be seriously time consuming and quite annoying.

  7.  

    Really great experience working and finishing school.

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    Current Employee - Operation Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Operation Assistant in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University

    Pros

    Low Stress
    Friendly Staff
    Increased in pay every semester

    Cons

    No health insurance
    No discounted food

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Is been short but I'm learning a lot

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University

    Pros

    Big school means you have a wide range of experiences from interactions with both student and staff.

    Cons

    Quite bureaucratic. Tons of people to get through to get things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create avenues for interacting with people

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great place for research

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stony Brook University

    Pros

    Well funded, lots of networking, high quality co-workers

    Cons

    Admin are disorganized sometimes, dull campus, poor dining options, communication about immigration a mess sometimes

  10.  

    It has provided a wonderful opportunity to grow customer relations and service skills.

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    Current Employee - Student Technology Consultant in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Student Technology Consultant in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Teaching Learning and Technology caters to student consultants by providing flexible work schedules to work around a consultant's classes.

    Cons

    The process of signing up for hours can be stressful and risky.

    Neutral Outlook
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    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stony Brook University

    Pros

    very friendly and nice coordinator and co-worker
    students are nice
    great chance to practice communication skills and get teaching experience

    Cons

    professor should tell students more about why you have to do this, not just what to do

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