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Found 67 reviews

4.5
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96%
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A. Clayton Spencer
29 Ratings
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  • "Remote location in Lewiston Maine, the endowment of the college is small compared to similar schools(in 4 reviews)

  • "(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Coworkers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bates College full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers Clear and open communication between leadership and lower positions Safe environment to ask questions Great place to learn and grow

    Cons

    A lot of phone calls need to be made at the end of fiscal year

    Bates College2018-11-28
  2. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bates College part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of independence and valuable research experience

    Cons

    Payment is low or often unpaid

    Bates College2019-03-29
  3. "great benefits and people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bates College full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Truly a nice community of people to work with - good, friendly, caring, people, and the good cause of educating students.

    Cons

    parking, close by lunch options

    Bates College2018-09-13
  4. "Undergraduate employment"

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    Current Employee - Math Tutor in Lewiston, ME
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bates College part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    good work/life balance, flexible time

    Cons

    payment is low, no promotion possiblity

    Bates College2018-08-14
  5. "Janitor"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Bates College

      Pros

      Easy job and not that demanding. Flexible with schedule.

      Cons

      Not a fun job to do.

      Advice to Management

      Better pay.

      Bates College2018-03-24
    • "great"

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        Current Employee - Student in Lewiston, ME
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Bates College full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        hours culture people weather campus

        Cons

        hard work, professors are hit or miss

        Advice to Management

        keep it up

        Bates College2018-02-22
      • "Great place to work!"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Bates College full-time

        Pros

        Great people, great benefits, great school!

        Cons

        Only get paid once per month.

        Advice to Management

        N/A

        Bates College2018-01-17
      • "Senior Admissions Fellow"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Bates College part-time

        Pros

        Bates is a great institution

        Cons

        Administration has ways to go

        Bates College2018-01-04
      • "Part-time student work in Biology Department"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Bates College part-time

          Pros

          Employer allowed for autonomous completion of tasks.

          Cons

          Not many coworkers to help when needed.

          Bates College2017-11-07
        • "Great experience as a student"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Bates College part-time

            Pros

            flexible schedules, great atmosphere, not stressful

            Cons

            limited hours as a student

            Advice to Management

            Allow students to work more hours

            Bates College2017-10-31
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