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Berea College Reviews

Updated Aug 20, 2019

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Found 65 reviews

4.3
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Lyle D Roelofs
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work experience you gain as a student is very valuable to help get a job later(in 7 reviews)

  • "Great Mission to provide those from modest income with educational opportunities(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay and not a whole lot of places to explore(in 5 reviews)

  • "Very low pay - under minimum wage(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Very relaxed and inviting work atmosphere. They are very supportive of growth, both personally and professionally. Benefits are excellent and the work-life balance is great.

    Cons

    Pay isn't always very high and raises don't come often.

    Berea College2019-08-12
  2. "Berea College Labor Program"

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    Former Employee - Student Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Berea College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Extensive, first hand personal or career related experience, required to meet 150 hour semester ( 10 hr,wk requirement). Gives students a purpose to serve campus

    Cons

    only being paid 5.65/hr, despite the work being put into the college

    Advice to Management

    Consider rates of inflation in accordance with student's hourly wage.

    Berea College2019-08-20
  3. "Hall Director"

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    Current Employee - Residence Hall Director 

    I have been working at Berea College full-time

    Pros

    Great Mission, amazing students, fulfilling work

    Cons

    Very busy; have to wear many hats

    Berea College2019-06-25
  4. "Good Job"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Berea College part-time

    Pros

    good job, good boss, good environment

    Cons

    pay isn't the greatest but it isn't taxed because its scholarship

    Berea College2019-01-29
  5. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Tier I Technician in Berea, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Berea College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and to work while getting an education. Learned a lot wish I could go back.

    Cons

    The job ends when you graduate.

    Berea College2018-12-05
  6. "Disability Services Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Berea College full-time

    Pros

    +Great students! +Great mission! +Great colleagues!

    Cons

    +Salaries are below market rates

    Berea College2018-11-30
  7. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Berea College full-time

    Pros

    culture, people, place, academics, town

    Cons

    food, rural, weather, transport, stores

    Berea College2018-09-15
  8. "Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Assistant in Berea, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Berea College full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1 hour lunch breaks, off for Christmas break, good benefits, great people

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

    Berea College2018-08-01
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berea, KY

    I have been working at Berea College for more than a year

    Pros

    Co-workers are great, great place to work.

    Cons

    Salary may surprise you, but benefits are great.

    Berea College2018-06-06
  10. "Student worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Berea College part-time

    Pros

    I learned a lot from the job

    Cons

    The pay was poor for the job

    Berea College2018-05-18
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