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CAL POLY Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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  1. "Distribution Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great, good staff and hours

    Cons

    There is nothing bad about it


  2. "Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    worked well around my classes

    Cons

    pay was small and only came once a month

  3. "Great organization"

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

    I worked at CAL POLY part-time

    Pros

    Great management and great organization. Things always ran smooth and everyone was a pleasure to work with. The hours are great!

    Cons

    They work their part time workers sometimes to be full time but do not provide the additional benefits full time employees receive.


  4. "Physics Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate/Physics and Astronomy in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Former Employee - Research Associate/Physics and Astronomy in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CAL POLY part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work as a student researcher.

    Cons

    I wish I had more time to work there.

    Advice to Management

    A+


  5. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CAL POLY part-time

    Pros

    Once you get out of class, you could head straight to work after.

    Cons

    There aren't many places to eat during the summer.


  6. "advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CAL POLY part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    fun place to work at during a student

    Cons

    nothing really nothing really nothing really

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Mover - Surplus"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great for a student job. They will work around your schedule.

    Cons

    Closes early so you cant get any hours past 4 pm.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "University Rhetoric & Writing Center Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CAL POLY part-time

    Pros

    Works well with your class schedule and university life. Good work-life balance

    Cons

    Overflow of students during peak finals and midterms seasons


  9. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at CAL POLY part-time

    Pros

    flexible hours, co-workers have a lot in common, people are very flexible and usually work around hours

    Cons

    pay could be better, but that's normal for state schools


  10. "Great school, great employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CAL POLY full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    State job with great benefits

    Cons

    Work can be too slow


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