DePaul University Reviews

Updated Jul 14, 2020

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4.1
79%
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DePaul University President A. Gabriel Esteban
A. Gabriel Esteban
83 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits package, solid time off policy, unlimited sick days(in 56 reviews)

  • "The bones/policies are there for a great work environment(in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • "part-time pay; incredibly intense workload(in 22 reviews)

  • "There are no Cons That I can Think of(in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Ethics & Mission"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I have been working at DePaul University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A university that stays true to its mission of service, and the faculty/staff/students reflect this.

    Cons

    No cons, love working here.

  2. "Great experience for students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DePaul University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good for programming skills and communication skills

    Cons

    Time limitation for problems solving

  3. "Great place for development for undergrad students"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Chicago, IL

    I worked at DePaul University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great coworkers, everyone very friendly - Supervisors and more wanted us to succeed, provided support and opportunities - Decent pay - Lots of good experience

    Cons

    - Occasionally lots of downtime, good if you have some school work or studying to do but the days can get very long sometimes

  4. "great for students"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Chicago, IL

    I worked at DePaul University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great environment for student workers

    Cons

    can only work 20-25 hours per week

  5. "Fun work climate"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DePaul University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great support by supervisors and team

    Cons

    This position was temporary, so no opportunity to advance.

  6. "Very nice place."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DePaul University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great teachers, great co-workers, and a great place to work!

    Cons

    Most jobs are usually less challenging.

  7. "Pretty good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - DePaul Information Services in Chicago, IL

    I worked at DePaul University full-time

    Pros

    Good people for the most part

    Cons

    Low pay and no benefits

  8. "Great environment, low pay"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DePaul University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Depends on the department, but the working environment is great. Strong culture and values. Very nice colleagues, managers are supportive and collaborative. Good benefits including tuition waiver, unlimited sick, and generous vacation time off. Nice 403b matching as well.

    Cons

    Pay is really low and no career mobility

  9. "Decent place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Tutor 

    I have been working at DePaul University part-time

    Pros

    Decent pay and opportunities here. Nice work culture and values.

    Cons

    No union available for us. Do better in this regard, DePaul.

  10. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DePaul University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Work life balance and work environment and it is peaceful.

    Cons

    Nothing, really. Overall great work. noting much to say in this regard.

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