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Updated October 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexible hours, good pay, I feel respected and valued by fellow employees and I do meaningful work for my College (in 5 reviews)

  • Best student job, dont really do too much and get paid a decent amount (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, not much flexibility in terms of work schedule, it's in Waterville (in 2 reviews)

  • compensation was low for work done (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Media Technician"

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    Current Employee - Media Technician in Waterville, ME
    Current Employee - Media Technician in Waterville, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best student job, dont really do too much and get paid a decent amount

    Cons

    Nothing really, you learn alot of media equipment knowledge


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Honest and fair"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colby College full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility of schedule, decent benefits, good people.

    Cons

    Sometimes feel like second class citizen, often being overworked.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your staff members better.

  3. "Admissions Fellow"

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to admissions process

    Cons

    Lots of down time in the office if it is not busy.


  4. "Assistant Coach"

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

    Pros

    Great facilities and well funded programs.

    Cons

    Hard but fun work, great student athletes

    Advice to Management

    None!


  5. "associte"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with the people there.

    Cons

    not a lot of pay

    Advice to Management

    pay the employees more


  6. "Great company, nurturing and strong environment."

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    Current Employee - Student Communications in Waterville, ME
    Current Employee - Student Communications in Waterville, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colby College part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good pay, I feel respected and valued by fellow employees and I do meaningful work for my College.

    Cons

    Hard to get promotions, job search process is vague, finicky, and inefficient for students on campus. Sometimes can be boring.

    Advice to Management

    Good work.


  7. "Changing times"

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

    I have been working at Colby College full-time

    Pros

    working with students on a daily bases

    Cons

    limited professional growth and pay

  8. "I water plants"

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    Current Employee - Student in Waterville, ME
    Current Employee - Student in Waterville, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not stressful, relaxing, easy tasks

    Cons

    Dealing with pests can be an issue if communication isn't strong, very few hours

    Advice to Management

    Have more opportunities for gaining more hours


  9. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colby College full-time

    Pros

    great colleagues and quality students

    Cons

    location away from major city (Boston 3 hours away)


  10. "Sexual Violence Prevention Peer Educator"

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    Current Employee - Sexual Violence Prevention Peer Educator in Waterville, ME
    Current Employee - Sexual Violence Prevention Peer Educator in Waterville, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Colby College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    An inspiring program, one of the first of its kind. Lots of passion and energy going into a sensitive but important issue.

    Cons

    It's a young program, so there can be organizational/time issues due to its youth and interest in the program

    Advice to Management

    Keep working hard! Emily is a great boss and really listens to her employees and the students.


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