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Hofstra University Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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  • Low pay for students, few jobs available (in 9 reviews)

  • Student employees paid federal minimum wage, low chance for increasing that salary (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate assistant at Maurice A Dean School of Law"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work timings are the best thing

    Cons

    Compensation should be increased a little


  2. "Library Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    good atmosphere to work at

    Cons

    low salary and work hours

    Advice to Management

    please allow more hours to work

  3. "Lifeguard"

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

    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    Great people and great place to work while getting a job

    Cons

    Not the full-time job Im looking for teaching


  4. "GA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    Wonderful experience, nice people, learn a lot

    Cons

    more communication between different department


  5. "PA student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    excellent staff and great resources

    Cons

    parking is a major problem on campus


  6. "amazing place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    amazing environment and great people, campus was very beautiful

    Cons

    None- the place is amazing

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  7. "Resident Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Hofstra University full-time

    Pros

    Single room to yourself, make many connections across campus, build your leadership potential

    Cons

    Long hours, living in a fishbowl

  8. "Positive experience working as a graduate assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    I was greatly trusted as a graduate assistant and worked in an extremely collaborative and creative environment.

    Cons

    Hard to get graduate assistant positions unless you have a connection within a specific academic department.


  9. "part-time job"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant
    Current Employee - Student Assistant
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    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I work at a helpdesk- hours are flexible, great colleagues, and not too much workload

    Cons

    Pay is little. The starting salary is $7.25 :( and an additional 50 cents at the beginning of every school year.


  10. "Computer Tech"

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

    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    Really awesome staff/supervisors- they really look out for you.
    Flexible hours.

    Cons

    May not give student employees a lot of hours.


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