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Updated Sep 26, 2022

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74%
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Pros
  • "Great people to work with and in other de(in 106 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and time off(in 72 reviews)
  • "You can have flexible hours and you have more time dealing with your own work.(in 57 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff and students.(in 35 reviews)
  • "Good work environment and students(in 26 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    I love working here!

    Sep 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - inclusivity, culture - friendly and understanding staff

    Cons

    - parking for work is not free

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Grading students work

    Sep 26, 2022 - Student Grader in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work that doesn't need any hard physical work. Might strengthen your knowledge in the particular class that you are contributing in.

    Cons

    they are just paying the minimum wage.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Working as TA for CSU

    Sep 21, 2022 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Gained experience in course work. Got to develop communication, learned a lot from my students

    Cons

    Job massively varies based on who the instructor is, not a lot of consistency across the board.

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  4. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Bad wage too many duties

    Sep 19, 2022 - Facilities Management (Helper) 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    zero waste team and compost

    Cons

    not enough money for assigned duties and over assigning duties

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Low compensation

    Sep 15, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good environment, nice and approachable co-workers and staff

    Cons

    Unfortunately, Postdocs' salaries are low.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Place to Work!

    Aug 30, 2022 - Associate Provost in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    This is a mission-driven, student-centric institution that really cares about students.

    Cons

    There are no cons to working at Colorado State University.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Office assistant at CSU

    Sep 10, 2022 - Office Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - depending on your shift and location, you may have time to do homework

    Cons

    - we need more people per shift (often there is only one or two people at most) when there are lots of packages

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Salary below cost of living

    Sep 10, 2022 - Assistant Professor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    As a professor, you have stability

    Cons

    The salary is low compared to the cost of life.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work part time

    Aug 24, 2022 - Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Cool coworkers and upper management

    Cons

    Pay could be better but it's generally above average

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    great job

    Aug 25, 2022 - Teacher Support in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Awesome job, I loved working with both the professors and students to make resources easier to access

    Cons

    There were no cons at this job at all.

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Colorado State University Reviews FAQs

Colorado State University has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 1,542 reviews left anonymously by employees. 84% of employees would recommend working at Colorado State University to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Colorado State University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Colorado State University. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

84% of Colorado State University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Colorado State University 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Colorado State University to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, compensation.

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