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Brigham Young University (BYU) Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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  • Students only get to work part-time (in 50 reviews)

  • Max of 20 hours per week across all jobs during the semester (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Catering Staff"

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    Former Employee - Catering Server in Provo, UT
    Former Employee - Catering Server in Provo, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brigham Young University (BYU) part-time

    Pros

    Lot's of fun and an enjoyable environment

    Cons

    The pay was just above minimum wage.

    Advice to Management

    Improve quality of the staff so you can justify and increase in pay.


  2. "Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Laie, HI
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Laie, HI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Religion, close to the community, friendly, beautiful environment

    Cons

    Low pay, slow progress, country side.

  3. "Good job"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great flexibility in work hours.

    Cons

    Little to no training. Very slow progress.


  4. "Good Research University"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The professors are willing to work with you one on one and there are a lot of opportunities for hardworking students to publish.

    Cons

    It is a grade bloodbath with some professors keeping the cut off for an A as a 95%. Very stressful environment.


  5. "Computer Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) part-time

    Pros

    Can do homework on the clock

    Cons

    Slow work pace
    A lot of down time


  6. "Good place to work during school.... sometimes"

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    Current Employee - Shop Technician in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - Shop Technician in Provo, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They are very flexible about class schedules. Never have to work weekends (at my location.)

    Cons

    Wage is not very competitive, though it's livable. No benefits, and some managers have been of poor quality.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize regularly scheduled evaluations to help improve our skills.


  7. "Working Climate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The aloha Spirit and relaxing low stress work environment is absolutely astounding. At least in regards to their Hawaii Branch

    Cons

    The overall pay for anyone doing any of the college jobs filled by students or others is terrible in comparison to other institutions.

  8. "Not competitive, not worth the bureaucracy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Friendly environment
    Strong LDS values

    Cons

    Bureaucracy
    Politics
    Don't value innovation
    No parking


  9. "Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Brigham Young University (BYU) as a contractor

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work on my lab skills

    Cons

    The management can be kind of unpredictable. The BYU medical insurance is useless and doesn't fulfill national affordable healthcare requirements

    Advice to Management

    Organize labs more and collaborate with software and mechanical engineers to make lab processes run more smoothly and the invention of cooking robots


  10. "Good place to work for part-time student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Brigham Young University (BYU) part-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, very relaxed and enjoyable to work there

    Cons

    school administration is very sloppy, I had to connect people via phone often and half the departments wouldn't answer, HR is slow


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