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California State University, Northridge Reviews

Updated April 24, 2017
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California State University, Northridge President & CEO Dr. Dianne F. Harrison
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Pros
  • Great people, great benefits, great environment (in 8 reviews)

  • Flexible hours, nice pay, helps sharpen your skills for post-collegiate degree (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • I have no cons to mention since I love my department (in 8 reviews)

  • Low pay, many tasks/responsibilities assigned to one or few people (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "It was a privilege working with a team of dedicated professionals whose only purpose is to promote personal success."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Alumni Mentor Coordinator in Northridge, CA
    Current Employee - Alumni Mentor Coordinator in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Equality. Respect. Achieving professional growth and experience.

    Cons

    The parking and traffic situation at CSUN needs improvement.


  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Northridge, CA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at California State University, Northridge part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, Great Experience, Flexible Hours, Great Senior Management, Having a good time

    Cons

    None I can think of. They cater the student assistant position to the match student hours.

    Advice to Management

    None


  3. "Excellent team work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is like a small town in itself where we meet different types of people with diverse communities.

    Cons

    One year waiting till you become a regular employee

    Advice to Management

    Should definitely take experience into consideration and give a chance to prove. Should give an opportunity for an emergency hire to be considered as a full time regular employee.


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  5. "good"

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    Current Employee - Service Team Member in Northridge, CA
    Current Employee - Service Team Member in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    awesome working atmosphere and good colleagues

    Cons

    No cons as such very much satisfied


  6. "Rewarding"

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    Former Employee - Professor in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Professor in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great faculty, students and university.

    Cons

    I didn't experience any downsides.


  7. "Awesome place"

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

    Pros

    Friendly and dedicated staff
    Clean atmosphere

    Cons

    nothing that comes to mind right now


  8. "I worked for the University Student Union as a Computer Lab Technician."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer Lab Technician in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Computer Lab Technician in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for growth and networking! Working on campus broadens your network do degrees you wouldn't imagine.

    Cons

    Limited to 20 hours per week as a student.


  9. "Amazing learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Design Student Assistant in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Graphic Design Student Assistant in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I loved working at Student Marketing and Communications on the Cal State Northridge campus because I got to meet and work with some May different people in various fields out side of my own. The was always a great atmosphere with a great group of people to work with.

    Cons

    There really where no cons, I worked on all sorts of different projects with amazing people and I enjoyed going to work every single day.


  10. "Great Department to work for."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great to learn and go to school

    Cons

    Reputation of the program is subpar.


  11. "An amazing opportunity to provide customer service to patrons in a performance venue"

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    Former Employee - Usher - Audience Service Worker in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Usher - Audience Service Worker in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Customer Service to patrons, Able to watch performances for free, leadership training, teamwork, friendly environment

    Cons

    Standing in spot for hours at a time, You might not enjoy the performances

    Advice to Management

    None


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