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California State University, Northridge Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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California State University, Northridge President & CEO Dr. Dianne F. Harrison
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Pros
  • Flexible hours, nice pay, helps sharpen your skills for post-collegiate degree (in 10 reviews)

  • Great student population and great benefits (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • I have no cons to mention since I love my department (in 9 reviews)

  • Low pay, many tasks/responsibilities assigned to one or few people (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Incredible team, great development from leadership

    Cons

    Cannot work beyond graduation, so you'll want to start looking to leave by summer post-graduation.

    Advice to Management

    None, my experience was perfect


  2. "Student Instruction"

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

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time

    Pros

    Best place to work at the university

    Cons

    I dont see any cons for the position that i have worked

  3. "Great place to work - USU at CSUN"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Meeting Room Crew Lead in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Meeting Room Crew Lead in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at California State University, Northridge (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment and co-workers
    Works around your school schedule

    Cons

    Low pay
    Inexperienced middle management
    No benefits for student workers


  4. "Student Assistant"

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

    Pros

    -Friendly culture
    -Flexibility and time to do homework
    -supervisors are understanding when it comes to class schedule

    Cons

    -hardly no raises
    -minimum wage
    -some turnover

    Advice to Management

    Give raises to those who have been working there for a long period of time


  5. "It was a pleasure teaching at California State University, Northridge"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lecturer, Mathematics in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Lecturer, Mathematics in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at California State University, Northridge full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues on faculty
    No supervision
    Medical

    Cons

    No job security without tenure

    Advice to Management

    My immediate and top supervisors were excellent


  6. "IT Operations Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winnetka, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winnetka, CA

    I have been working at California State University, Northridge full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, People , Training, Clean Facilities and Work Enviroment

    Cons

    Parking, Parking, Parking, Parking, and Parking


  7. "occupational therapist aide land/water"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time

    Pros

    flexible work environment, get to meet plenty of clients and learn every day.

    Cons

    there is nothing to report

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  8. "Graduate Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great supervisors and opportunities to explore my skills as a graduate assistant

    Cons

    I wish there was a better "pipeline/flow" toward getting a full-time positions post-grad. It's unfortunate that so many people are left without opportunities to pursue soon after graduating; feels very disjointed.


  9. "Graduate teaching assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time

    Pros

    Excellent place and environment to work

    Cons

    no such cons for working here

    Advice to Management

    no


  10. "CSUN-A great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Building Manager
    Former Employee - Building Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California State University, Northridge part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Employee Development is a high priority

    Cons

    -Salary isn't as competitive
    - no promotions


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