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Updated January 11, 2018
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Harvey Stenger
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Pros
  • Super flexible hours to fit within your classes (in 13 reviews)

  • Very nice people who work there with signs saying that only English can be spoken in the lab (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • No cons above and beyond the general cons of academic work (in 10 reviews)

  • Low pay for TA without annual raise (in 8 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Binghamton University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is great place to work!

    Cons

    There is really no cons!


  2. "Biomedical Engineering"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Binghamton University part-time

    Pros

    Great Experience working with the Professor

    Cons

    No cons at all working there

  3. "Work Study - Office Assistant Decker School of Nursing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Binghamton University part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment of friendly women. Tasks assigned are manageable and supervisors are always willing to clarify.

    Cons

    Despite being a work study, the wage could be higher


  4. "Adjunct"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Vestal, NY
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Vestal, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Binghamton University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay vs workload. Good with time off when my wife was in labor.

    Cons

    None that I can think of!

    Advice to Management

    Be a little more willing to talk with us adjuncts. We make the university run after all. We don't ask for much but we want to be able to support our families just like you.


  5. "decent job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cleaner in Binghamton, NY
    Current Employee - Cleaner in Binghamton, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Binghamton University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good health insurance free food and being part of a union

    Cons

    to many breaks off threw out the school year not working 12 months threw out the year

    Advice to Management

    listen to staff thoughts


  6. "Not too bad, not amazing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Binghamton University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stable, employees are generally not overworked

    Cons

    Lack of diversity and transparancy

    Advice to Management

    Diversify


  7. "Teaching Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Binghamton University part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work. People are friendly and always would like to help.

    Cons

    Sometimes not easy to find a closed parking spot if arriving on campus after 10 AM in the morning.

  8. "Discovery advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Binghamton University part-time

    Pros

    Great place overall to work

    Cons

    There are no cons at all.

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Binghamton University Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Vestal, NY
    Current Employee - Student in Vestal, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Binghamton University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Binghamton University provides an enriching educational experience for all it’s students and will continue to fo so in years to come thank to efforts to expand its own resources in the coming years.

    Cons

    Certain departments can be improved upon, especially with regards to reputation. It will come as no surprise that this will be the major source of scrutiny for Binghamton in the coming years.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure to keep building up the university endowment and stress to the central SUNY governing body the importance of making Binghamton the flagship university for he SUNY system.


  10. "Postdoc research fellow"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Binghamton, NY
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Binghamton, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Binghamton University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good for research
    Friendly colleague
    Peaceful small town

    Cons

    Not too much entertiment around this small peaceful town.
    Have to focus on the research


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