Cal Poly Pomona Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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Cal Poly Pomona President J. Michael Ortiz
J. Michael Ortiz
63 Ratings
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  • "there is a maximum of 20 hours per week(in 9 reviews)

  • "low pay, unorganized hierarchy, politics(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Grader in Pomona, CA

    I have been working at Cal Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility adaptability friendliness god resources

    Cons

    time constraint, far from home,

  2. "Student Grading Assistant"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Student Grader in Pomona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cal Poly Pomona part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working at my university was an awesome experience!

    Cons

    There were no cons to working for CPP, it was very flexible time schedule.


  3. "Simple tasks and flexibility."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cal Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility with hours. The work is fairly simple. You often have down time to relax.

    Cons

    This highly depends on your supervisor, though. You might have the opposite experience if you have a strict supervisor.

  4. "Good for students"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Assistant in Pomona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cal Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Works with school schedule, staff is understanding, hours are flexible

    Cons

    Miscommunication sometimes, not enough hours

  5. "Good place to teach"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Adjunct Lecturer in Pomona, CA

    I worked at Cal Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Great students and decent library

    Cons

    Class was canceled at the last minute, conservative curriculum

  6. "Good Place to Start"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Student Assistant 

    I worked at Cal Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Worked around schedule, fun people, good bosses

    Cons

    Seniority impacts what shifts you'll get

  7. "TA"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Student in West Covina, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cal Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    decent workload and good culture

    Cons

    lack of effective communication between departments

  8. "Great place to study."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Pomona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cal Poly Pomona full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great engineering graduate and undergraduate program.

    Cons

    The institution needs more leadership opportunities open for students.

  9. "n/a"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Librarian in Pomona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cal Poly Pomona full-time

    Pros

    CPP is a good place to work.

    Cons

    I have no cons to offer.

  10. "Great"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Pomona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cal Poly Pomona part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible work schedules, positive environment

    Cons

    lower end pay, lower management not very well handled

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