- Current Employee, more than 3 years★★★★★
Fairly nice place to work.Jul 2, 2020 - Program Mentor in Houston, TXRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Work from home and so no commute or having to purchase specific work clothes.
Low salary for level of education and amount of work especially after normal business hours. No tuition reimbursement so if you already have a masters you are stuck in water unless you pay and go to another university.Continue reading
- Former Employee, more than 8 years★★★★★Dec 3, 2022 - Program Mentor in Salt Lake City, UTRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
WGU offers a very supportive top-down culture and many opportunities for professional growth. They invest in their employees.
Consistent changes in processes and programs for the benefit of employees and students. It is important to embrace change and realize that you will have the tools and support to be successful.
- Current Employee, more than 1 year★★★★★Dec 3, 2022 - Anonymous EmployeeRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
There is a certain level of autonomy that I enjoy. I am fully remote. I get to interact with several departments across the university which is fun.
The pay is not up to snuff with the other higher education institutions. This could very well only apply to certain positions, but the requirements for certain roles are also ridiculous and the opposite of equitable. Just compare some similar positions with say, Harvard. One would think that an institution like Harvard would have one of the more stringent "check every box" hiring requirements, but they don't because they realize not everyone who is intelligent and very capable at their job doesn't have a formal degree. It's called "equal work experience" or "preferred" instead of "required." A lot of talent being left out of this work place.Continue reading