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"Students aren't always the best"

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Current Employee - Graduate Student in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Graduate Student in Boston, MA
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Campus easy to get to. Everybody is nice.

Cons

Lots of work in grading. Wonder how some students even got in.

Other Employee Reviews for Boston University

  1. "Great colleagues but lots of instability."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Attracts quality staff and students.
    - Time off is excellent, especially intercession (do not have to take vacation time)
    - Diversity of backgrounds from staff and students

    Cons

    - High turnover
    - Unclear policies
    - Two year wait for retirement benefits

    Advice to Management

    Develop policy guidelines for staff
    Explore healthy use of flex time


  2. "An easygoing academic institution"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrator in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Administrator in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - The work week is 35 hours, never more
    - Slow pace of work can be both a pro and a con

    Cons

    - Low salary and benefits
    - Bureaucracy can be frustrating at times
    - Rarely promote internally

    Advice to Management

    Develop your people before they leave. Turnover is too high.

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