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Wayne State Reviews in Detroit, MI

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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4.0 107 reviews

28% Approve of the CEO

Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson

M. Roy Wilson

(18 ratings)

92% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits - the graduate student union makes sure we have the same benefits as the faculty and staff (in 11 reviews)

  • There is a lot of culture and respect in the work environment and you get to learn a lot (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Hard to move up, but sometimes able to move "diagonally" across schools or divisions (in 3 reviews)

  • Well I know people and it still wasn't enough for me to get a different position within the organization (in 3 reviews)

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    Respectable job

    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsVery accepting to people from diverse backgrounds. There is a lot of culture and respect in the work environment and you get to learn a lot. Downtown is just down the street!

    ConsCan get a little dull over time. The campus life is a little dead, especially in winters. You have to look for things to do.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it is ok

    Research Associate (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    Proswayne state has good diversity, great research in several programs, also, it is safe in the downtown of detroit, improvements over years

    Consthe management system is in chaos. the improvements have been made recently, but obviously not enough.

    Advice to Senior Managementimprove leadership

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Overall good, could be better

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    Prosresearch topic, facilities assignment, personal relationship with boss

    Consgeneral economical condition is getting worse, campus safety

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    my two cent

    Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    Prosvery nice professor, easy work load. So I have to type 20 words.

    Conshard to look for a non auto related jobs. everything here is car car car

    Advice to Senior Management@

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall it was a decent experience

    Orientation Leader (Former Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsIt was a fun work environment

    ConsSometimes my supervisors seemed a little unorganized

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove on organizing and assigning tasks

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people in my department, good benefits, pay- not so much!

    Research Study Coordinator (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsLove the people I work with

    ConsCan make a much larger salary in industry

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore feedback to employees re; job performance would be great.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Positive environment

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsI work alongside very smart, motivated and kind people who are supportive of my career goals.

    ConsThe pay is very low and does not match qualifications therefore turnover is high.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay needs to be more competitive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Systems Administrator (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsFree education, laid back atmosphere.

    ConsDepending on who you work for. My supervisor lets your career rot.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of him.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice place to work

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsFlexible time and workload is not too much

    ConsPay is ok, not comparitive

    Advice to Senior ManagementINcrease the pay

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

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    It is a good experience.

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

    ProsThere are various of cultures here. The salary is good for Michigan and the school has pretty good safety management. For example, you can ask a policeman to watch you home if you have to work late. The medical benifits here are good too.

    ConsNot a good place if you want to take a walk after dinner. The winter here is long with lots of snow. Not too much fun place nearby

    Advice to Senior ManagementWith many staff getting an early retirement, the document process takes much longer

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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