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Updated August 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Super flexible hours to fit within your classes (in 10 reviews)

  • Very nice people who work there with signs saying that only English can be spoken in the lab (in 10 reviews)

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

  • No cons above and beyond the general cons of academic work (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good student position."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Binghamton, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Binghamton, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Binghamton University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Pick your hours each semester
    - One of the best paying student positions on campus
    - A lot of room to improve your technical skills beyond a basic helpdesk position if desired.

    Cons

    - Work can be stressful and challenging. While there's a good amount of downtime, there's also busy times where you may have a line of people with technical problems waiting on you.


  2. "Circulation Assistant (Work Study)"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Circulation Assistant At Bartle Library in Binghamton, NY
    Former Employee - Circulation Assistant At Bartle Library in Binghamton, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Binghamton University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work study position, friendly atmosphere, work was simple

    Cons

    Workload varied a lot by shift/time in semester, could be very slow

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  3. "Research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    experience along with PhD period

    Cons

    no specific cons, depends on your advisor


  4. "IT Programmer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer in Binghamton, NY
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer in Binghamton, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Binghamton University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You have good benefits and some flex time.

    Cons

    It's who you know and schmooze to get to the top. It's unbearable knowing how and WONDERING why some people get high salaries with little to know worth while experience. Sickening, really.

    Advice to Management

    KNOW how to manage before you schmooze your way to the top, so you don't let the little guy get walked all over and taken advantage of.


  5. "Graduate Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Associate in Binghamton, NY
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Associate in Binghamton, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Binghamton University (More than a year)

    Pros

    The city is a little bit boring

    Cons

    There are some good projects


  6. "Mathematics Postdoc"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Visiting Assistant Professor in Binghamton, NY
    Former Employee - Visiting Assistant Professor in Binghamton, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Binghamton University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great community of people in the math department at Binghamton.

    Cons

    No cons above and beyond the general cons of academic work!


  7. "ITS Student Consultant"

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

    I have been working at Binghamton University part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, welcome, diversity, organized, well get along

    Cons

    not big enough space provided

    Advice to Management

    very great !!!

  8. "Good place for research"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at Binghamton University full-time

    Pros

    Freedom, flexible, located in inexpensive town

    Cons

    Pay on lower side, cold weather


  9. "Undergraduate Research 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

    Comfortably interact with professors and people within the departments.

    Cons

    Not every undergraduate researcher gets the chance to work closely with their PI


  10. "Student library assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Binghamton University part-time

    Pros

    Cool and friendly college kids

    Cons

    Studying and working is ever that easy but you'll get used to it.


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