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Bucknell University Reviews

Updated May 10, 2018
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  • Stuck in a small town but this is no obstacle (in 5 reviews)

  • Location: Lewisburg isn't exactly the most busy of places, and is far from any city (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work at as a student"

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    Former Employee - IT Technician in Lewisburg, PA
    Former Employee - IT Technician in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bucknell University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very open environment and laid back supervisors.

    Cons

    Could have used a bit more direction.


  2. "I am a student"

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    Current Employee - Student in Lewisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Student in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Great education
    -Small class sizes
    -easy to contact professors
    -a lot or resources
    -great athletic facilities

    Cons

    -food is 5/10 (a lot of oil on it)
    -distance to major city
    -very american/white (not much of an international presence)

    Advice to Management

    Increase diversity by accepting more international students and minorities. Improve access to major cities.

  3. "Library & IT Technician"

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    Former Employee - IT Technician
    Former Employee - IT Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    This was a fantastic part time job for someone who is technologically savvy.
    Great work-life balance.
    Great coworkers / bosses.

    Cons

    Limited ability to learn new technologies / methodologies.


  4. "Researcher"

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

    I worked at Bucknell University part-time

    Pros

    - Great community culture.
    - Innovative work.
    - Many resources for staff and students.

    Cons

    - Small campus.
    - Rural location.


  5. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bucknell University full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good colleagues, nice campus

    Cons

    High teaching load, whiny students, nothing going on in the town


  6. "Technical Assistant Review"

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    Former Employee - Technical Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Technical Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Interesting to work backstage at various events offered by Bucknell
    - Flexible hours

    Cons

    - Pay is pretty low
    - Yearly increase in pay is not automatic

    Advice to Management

    Pay the students more for their work


  7. "Review of Bucknell University from a current student"

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

    I have been working at Bucknell University full-time

    Pros

    great community environment, excellent professors and beautiful campus

    Cons

    Greek life is extremely prevalent on campus

  8. "Library Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time

    Pros

    It has been educational and very meaningful

    Cons

    The salary is not too high


  9. "TA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    fun, interesting, simple, fascinating, enjoyable

    Cons

    very very very very hard work


  10. "Worked part-time 3 years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time

    Pros

    Bucknell offers good benefits for employees

    Cons

    Bucknell does not offer enough advancement


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