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Drexel University Reviews

Updated Feb 15, 2020

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3.9
73%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
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Drexel University President John A. Fry
John A. Fry
270 Ratings
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  • "Abrupt closure, low pay, remission was after 1 year(in 18 reviews)

  • "I enjoy everything about Drexel, there is no cons(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Student in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Co-Op and research opportunities

    Cons

    Very fast paced and easy to fall behind

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    Drexel University2019-07-15
  2. "Lab Monitor Drexel"

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    Current Employee - Lab Monitor 

    I have been working at Drexel University part-time

    Pros

    Easy going job and staff.

    Cons

    Wish I could have more hours.

    Drexel University2020-02-15
  3. "Decent Pay for little workload"

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    Current Employee - Peer Mentor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The workload required is not much

    Cons

    This is not a full time job so pay is not much

    Drexel University2020-02-05
  4. "flexible hours good for exploring"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Drexel University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    you can kind of mold your research into what youre interested in

    Cons

    at the same time, there might not be step by step direction as it is mostly independent

    Drexel University2020-01-24
  5. "May be a good fit depending on your personal goals"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Drexel University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    tuition remission for your children

    Cons

    The salaries not always competitive

    Drexel University2020-02-06
  6. "An extremely driven organization"

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    Current Employee - Facilities in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great environment to work in. Everyone is extremely supportive and helpful

    Cons

    There are not that many cons as you are working in an educational institution and everything is pretty organized

    Drexel University2020-01-22
  7. "A good school"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Drexel University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good research, people and culture

    Cons

    nothing but low salaries. some buildings should be revovated

    Drexel University2020-01-15
  8. "I can't afford this school"

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    Current Employee - Student in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Pros

    Amazing graphic design program and professors

    Cons

    Ridiculously expensive Co-op opportunities vary based on major

    Drexel University2020-01-14
  9. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Pros

    Location, it was a school

    Cons

    .Abrupt closure, low pay, remission was after 1 year

    Drexel University2020-01-24
  10. "A Great Student Job"

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    Former Employee - Peer Tutor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Drexel University part-time

    Pros

    Drexel's Writing Center is an underutilized facility on-campus. It's a great place to work with flexible hours and a solid staff of students and professors. It really ought to get more attention from the school.

    Cons

    Since it doesn't get recognized as much as it should, there is sometimes a shortage of students to tutor.

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    Drexel University2020-01-07

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