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"Great place to get started while a student"

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Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in East Lansing, MI
Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in East Lansing, MI
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Michigan State University part-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

They hire lots of students
Your work experience will come in handy
Lots of networking opportunities available if you work hard at it

Cons

Minimum wage for most positions
Sometimes you can get stuck in menial tasks
For some TA positions the professors are pretty hands off (this is rare though)

Other Employee Reviews for Michigan State University

  1. "Fun place, grueling hours"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Michigan State University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Huge amount of opportunities, very friendly people
    Can make differences in people's lives
    Networking is very easy

    Cons

    it's a college town so people come and go very fast
    Payroll office messes up a lot

    Advice to Management

    More parking needed


  2. "What can I say, the checks clear and I am employed."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lab Manager in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Lab Manager in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment, some room for creativity.

    Cons

    Direction is not always clear, reasons for decisions are not clear, continuation of future funding is scary.

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