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Calvin College Reviews

Updated December 6, 2017
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  1. "Front Desk Receptionist"

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

    I worked at Calvin College part-time

    Pros

    Great environment, great students, great facilities

    Cons

    I cannot think of anything negative


  2. "Admissions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Calvin College full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful co-workers and ability to interact.

    Cons

    Pay is not the best at times.

  3. "Great part time job"

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    Former Employee - Licensed Sales Producer in Shelby Township, MI
    Former Employee - Licensed Sales Producer in Shelby Township, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Calvin College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - flexible hours

    - enjoyable work environments

    - great management

    Cons

    - hours were minimal at times

    Advice to Management

    - Keep up the good work!


  4. "Culture is Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Calvin College full-time

    Pros

    Calvin is a great place to work. Fantastic employees, and work that can inspire and challenge others.

    Cons

    The way the workplace operates can be slow moving sometimes (but hey, that's higher ed for you!)


  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly environment, rooms to grow

    Cons

    Can't think of a con


  6. "Spanish Conversation Group Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Calvin College part-time

    Pros

    Easy to work around class hours

    Cons

    Only paid minimum wage and only was per semester job


  7. "Solid Employer"

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

    I worked at Calvin College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A great work environment, great people who care and love what they do.

    Cons

    Typical bureaucracy, but also lingering concerns about the financial status of the college.

  8. "Dorm Cleaning Crew Worker"

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    Former Employee - Dorm Cleaning Crew Worker in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Dorm Cleaning Crew Worker in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Calvin College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible time, the supervisors are really nice

    Cons

    It's just a simple, hardworking job for a student, something that you probably can't really use on your resume


  9. "Part-Time Work - Calvin College Review"

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    Former Employee - Lab Aide in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Lab Aide in Grand Rapids, MI
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Calvin College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible work schedule
    - School is the priority, so if it comes to it you don't have to worry about choosing between work and school. If it's concerning school, work is usually fairly understanding.
    - usually get school breaks off
    - Generally friendly co-workers

    Cons

    - once school ends, so does work (except for a few select jobs) so you're out of work once summer starts, or during school breaks
    - mostly minimum wage only
    - no benefits for student workers
    - sometimes you are expected to work Holliday's or breaks


  10. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Assistant in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Assistant in Grand Rapids, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Calvin College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Convenient because I am a Calvin Student.

    Cons

    Not given enough responsibility and low salary. Boss has terrible communication with me and other employees.

    Advice to Management

    Care more about employees.


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