Washington State University Reviews

Updated March 12, 2015
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  1. As a student mentor in Multicultural Student Services, I worked with minority students and their transition to college.

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    Current Intern - Multicultural Student Services Student Mentor in Pullman, WA
    Current Intern - Multicultural Student Services Student Mentor in Pullman, WA

    I have been working at Washington State University as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company values, flexibility, open communication, feedback

    Cons

    unorganized, difficult to communicate, stressful

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The organization of MSS is skewed and should be looked into.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Student Entertainment Board

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    Former Employee - Student Entertainment Board in Pullman, WA
    Former Employee - Student Entertainment Board in Pullman, WA

    I worked at Washington State University

    Pros

    Amazing experience working with this student lead board. Tons of opportunities to plan events from movie showings, concerts, art galleries, carnivals, guest speakers, and talent contests.

    Cons

    You have to be a student to work with SEB

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
  3. Good

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    Former Employee - IT Technician III in Pullman, WA
    Former Employee - IT Technician III in Pullman, WA

    I worked at Washington State University part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    There was a lot to learn, work environment was awesome

    Cons

    sometimes it was super busy

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  5. Technical Specialist 2

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    Current Employee - Technology Specialist II in Pullman, WA
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist II in Pullman, WA

    I have been working at Washington State University full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Cost of living is low, pretty laid back

    Cons

    Typical government job, company loves to waste money

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Incentives, more flexible schedule

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6. Overall I enjoyed working there for more than five years.

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Pullman, WA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Pullman, WA

    I have been working at Washington State University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - small college town, safe and peace.
    - very nice co-workers.

    Cons

    - not too much entertainment.
    - too far away from major city metro areas.

  7. Great University, great managers, coworkers and customers!

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    Former Contractor - Clerical Assistant in Pullman, WA
    Former Contractor - Clerical Assistant in Pullman, WA

    I worked at Washington State University as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working at WSU's Creamery. Everyone from management, packers, office colleagues, and customers were great to work with.

    Cons

    The pay is a rather low, but at the same time, it is a temporary job for a state University.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're doing great!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Teaching Assistant

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Pullman, WA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Pullman, WA

    I have been working at Washington State University

    Pros

    To get a PhD and then find a very good job.

    Cons

    You are not paid well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. The staff and faculty are very supportive throughout various departments.

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    Former Employee - Program Coordinator in Pullman, WA
    Former Employee - Program Coordinator in Pullman, WA

    I worked at Washington State University

    Pros

    Company values, family oriented, diversity, friendly atmosphere, relaxed culture

    Cons

    Time-off policies could be improved, communication across departments is average

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More opportunities to improve skills

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. WSU

    Current Employee - IT Technician III in Pullman, WA
    Current Employee - IT Technician III in Pullman, WA

    I have been working at Washington State University

    Pros

    Great atmosphere that I worked well in

    Cons

    Many roadblocks / political problems got in the way

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. PhD Student life

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Pullman, WA
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Pullman, WA

    I worked at Washington State University

    Pros

    you have time and city is beautiful especially in fall and spring.

    Cons

    you don't have enough money to spend on etertainment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase PhD students salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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