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Bucknell University Reviews

Updated Aug 29, 2019

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Found 93 reviews

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Bucknell University CEO John C. Bravman
John C. Bravman
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "Bucknell is a great place to go to university -- perfect size, beautiful campus, amazing professors(in 12 reviews)

  • "Great place to work with great people(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Relatively low pay, but totally reasonable(in 5 reviews)

  • "Stuck in a small town but this is no obstacle(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bucknell University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, fun, physics, good pay

    Cons

    None, none, none, none, none

    Bucknell University2019-08-29
  2. "Great Colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bucknell University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very supportive colleagues. Good research opportunities, very smart students.

    Cons

    High teaching load which is expected as it is a teaching instituition

    Bucknell University2019-06-12
  3. "Great place for a student"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bucknell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with professors that are actually invested in your success

    Cons

    It is a bit far away from the nearest big city

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

    Bucknell University2019-06-05
  4. "You can work but not for much. Its alright."

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    Current Employee - Technology Desk in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Help you learn on the job. Lots of opportunities to learn to be better.

    Cons

    Essentially minimum wage no matter how skilled you become. No real reason to become much better at your job.

    Bucknell University2019-05-16
  5. "University"

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    Former Employee - Student 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bucknell University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The campus had a lot to offer and was quite beautiful.

    Cons

    The school is not very diverse.

    Bucknell University2019-05-10
  6. "Memorable experience"

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    Former Employee - Admissions Intern 

    I worked at Bucknell University full-time

    Pros

    Lots of experience gained during my tenure

    Cons

    Even when given autonomy, lots of distrust that the job wouldn’t be done well.

    Bucknell University2019-04-20
  7. "Amazing people and great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The Bucknell Student Mailroom has the best atmosphere and best employees. My supervisor is the best boss I've ever had!

    Cons

    Pretty low pay, but that's the only con

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the awesome work.

    Bucknell University2019-03-26
  8. "Good for Bucknell students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA

    I worked at Bucknell University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly environment and good hours

    Cons

    - Not enough pay for the work

    Bucknell University2019-03-15
  9. "really wonderful place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great people to work with.

    Cons

    low pay, with long hours

    Bucknell University2019-02-26
  10. "Foreign Language Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Italian Teaching Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    High quality facilities, skilled and personable Staff, interesting compensation package.

    Cons

    Location and absence of public transportation to main cities and airports (Closest International Airport: Philadelphia, 3,5 hours away).

    Bucknell University2019-01-23
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