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Updated February 12, 2018
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Pros
  • Beautiful campus and some of the kindest bosses I've ever had (in 12 reviews)

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

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

  • away from major cities; difficult and more expensive to take airplanes; not as supportive of research as one wishes (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "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.


  2. "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

  3. "Technical Assistant Review"

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    Former Employee - Technical Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Technical Assistant in Lewisburg, PA
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    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


  4. "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


  5. "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


  6. "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


  7. "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

  8. "Working as a Student"

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    Current Employee - Technology Consultant in Lewisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Technology Consultant in Lewisburg, PA

    I have been working at Bucknell University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Open environment helping students balance life and their jobs so long as organizational skills are well practiced.

    Cons

    Closed campus community, with a somewhat rigid culture.


  9. "Executive Director of Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Director of Human Resources in Milton, PA
    Former Employee - Director of Human Resources in Milton, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and opportunities for professional development.

    Cons

    Executive staff have moved into 'corporate' mindsets.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on what each staff member has to offer.


  10. "Great environment"

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    Former Employee - Communications in Lewisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Communications in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Kind people, beautiful campus, pleasant place to work.

    Cons

    Worked long hours for little compensation


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