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Brigham Young University (BYU) Reviews

Updated October 22, 2017
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  • Students only get to work part-time (in 49 reviews)

  • Max of 20 hours per week across all jobs during the semester (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Event Coordinator in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - Event Coordinator 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

    right on campus, flexible hours

    Cons

    Wage is low and was not given a raise for 2 years


  2. "Student"

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    Current Employee - MBA Student in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - MBA Student in Provo, UT

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

    Pros

    top rank in MBA program

    Cons

    Not much diversified and a church-sponsored university

  3. "Education"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    They are very good at providing quality education for the students that want to advance in their careers and make a good living for their families.

    Cons

    Graduating students have a tendency to stick around the college after graduation and don't go where the work is for reason of staying around family.


  4. "Specialty Maintenance/Window Crew"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great student job with variety and high starting pay.

    Cons

    Can be cold in the mornings and not for the faint of heart.


  5. "Awesome place, awesome people"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant -Marriott School of Business in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant -Marriott School of Business in Provo, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment. The professor I worked with was extremely responsive and interested in my own professional progress.

    Cons

    Pay could be a little higher, but I did it for the experience and education, not for the money ;)


  6. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Provo, UT
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Provo, UT

    I worked at Brigham Young University (BYU) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very Flexible work that can be done morning, afternoon, evening or nights.
    Good experience with applying engineering skills learned in class

    Cons

    Not a lot of interaction with others can get really old and until the new engineering building is finished pretty much all of the labs are windowless


  7. "Great experience, great team, great managers!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Peer Mentor in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - Peer Mentor in Provo, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Loved working close to school (on campus) and had really meaningful work experience that I still draw on every single day in my job.

    Cons

    Any college student would love a little pay raise if you know what I mean.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working hard!

  8. "Grill Cook"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They have some flexible hours.

    Cons

    It's a pretty boring job.

    Advice to Management

    Give more autonomy


  9. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Illustrator/Animator
    Current Employee - Illustrator/Animator

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

    Pros

    Great environment, great education, would recommend to anyone.

    Cons

    Inability to work more than 20 hours a week as a student.


  10. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Provo, UT
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Provo, UT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brigham Young University (BYU) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Worked with great people and learned a lot.

    Cons

    I can't really think of anything to say here.


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