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Florida International University Reviews

Updated November 9, 2017
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  1. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible with scheduling, work on new products for the university

    Cons

    Benefits aren't that great, limited growth


  2. "Good city"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time

    Pros

    I like the city and love the weather

    Cons

    working at FIU is great but its not easy to climb up

  3. "Docents get Art training at the Frost"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at Florida International University as an intern

    Pros

    Marvelous people, constant movement and change, very open to sharing knowledge

    Cons

    The art world can be very competitive and personalized.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on pushing education, especially to college students


  4. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large campus centrally located in Miami-Dade.

    Cons

    HR does not protect employees from abusive managers. EEOC doesn't follow through with complaints regarding racial discrimination. Does pay salaries that match the cost of living in Miami-Dade.


  5. "World's Ahead but not necessarily People First"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator
    Current Employee - Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    FIUs diverse culture and drive to become 'World's Ahead' makes them an education powerhouse.

    Cons

    Expanding too fast and not allowing enough time manage the growth; not very concerned with their employees work life balance and putting their employees first

    Advice to Management

    Part of being "World's Ahead" should be focusing on your employees work-life balance; transparency as a public/state institution; utilizing technology to empower employees...you're not quite "World's Ahead"


  6. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time

    Pros

    Nice city, lots of out door activity almost all the year

    Cons

    You should know Spanish, Hot in summer


  7. "AVP Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time

    Pros

    entrepreneurial, opportunity to innovate, exciting mission

    Cons

    emerging institution, leadership is difficult, very cliquey, if you are not in the "inner circle" it is very difficult. not sophisticated, very understaffed and underresourced

    Advice to Management

    hire qualified senior level management and allow them to change the culture

  8. "analyst"

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

    I worked at Florida International University full-time

    Pros

    The salary was nice, people were close.

    Cons

    The boredom and slow pace environment.


  9. "abc 123"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Florida International University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    and the car some times goes vroom

    Cons

    none that i can think off


  10. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in North Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in North Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible schedule, you can do homework when it isn't busy, not too much work, you get to plan events, Easy interview, lots of other student assistants, you can work here up to a year after graduation, you can get hired and ask them to grant you work study as financial aid and they will.

    Cons

    poor management, lack of communication between managers and student employees, poor event planning, relatively low wage. $10/hr, 20 hours a week, You can work closer to 30 hours if you're a work study employee.

    Advice to Management

    Do a better job at assigning roles for the student assistants


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