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Drexel University Reviews

Updated September 24, 2018
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  • "Low pay seemed consistent across my division" (in 13 reviews)

  • "There are no cons about working here" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "data entry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    everything about my work is awesome

    Cons

    none that i can think of


  2. "Great work environment and benefits"

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

    I have been working at Drexel University full-time

    Pros

    Tuition remission, home ownership program, time off, benefits

    Cons

    Nonprofit salary, wage stagnation, bureaucracy

  3. "Great benefits, no recent pay raises"

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

    Pros

    Benefits cannot be beat. Time off includes half day Fridays in summer.

    Cons

    Lack of wage growth is concerning


  4. "Depends a lot on the Research Lab You Work In"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Drexel University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good research environment (facilities etc.) and high publication opportunity if you go to the right lab.

    Cons

    Grad level courses are kind of average and not much effort is put in.
    Grad student pay is a joke for a major city like Philly!


  5. "Better if you're a professor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Drexel University full-time

    Pros

    Access to resources, research time for faculty

    Cons

    Hostile working environment for administration, poor management of funds necessary for student success.


  6. "Best Engineering University on the east coast"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Drexel University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    95% guarantee to get a job after graduation

    Cons

    Very fast pace, you can't slack for a minute


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Drexel University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunity to obtain teaching experience.

    Cons

    The working load is high and you don't have enough time for research.

  8. "Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Drexel University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly work atmosphere and scope to learn new things and advance

    Cons

    None that I know of


  9. "Teaching assistant"

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

    I worked at Drexel University part-time

    Pros

    get a lot of opportunity to choose different subjects to teach, the professors are quite supportive

    Cons

    not sure the Cons, I enjoyed the teaching experience in Drexel


  10. "Total chill workplace"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Drexel University part-time

    Pros

    Everything over there comes under pros part.

    Cons

    Nothing to comment here, NA


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