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Illinois State Reviews

Updated Sep 4, 2019

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  • "low pay depending on the nature of your position(in 11 reviews)

  • "there are no cons i can think of(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "A Rewarding Experience"

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    Former Employee - Pre-professional Graduate Assistant in Normal, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Illinois State part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot of potential research projects. A lot of resources. Job duties can easily be managed with class schedule. Central Illinois location (close to Chicago and St. Louis).

    Cons

    Low pay. Research may be limited.

    Advice to Management

    Allow students to shadow as much as possible for a better understanding of industry experience.

    Illinois State2019-09-04
  2. "ISU"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I worked at Illinois State part-time

    Pros

    fun, easy, rewarding, travel, fun

    Cons

    I have no cons for this job

    Illinois State2019-09-03
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Normal, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    inter-departmental respect and engagement in different activities is great

    Cons

    fewer carrier opportunities and compensation benefits

    Illinois State2019-09-02
  4. "Illinois State University"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Normal, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Illinois State full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The university values shared governance principles

    Cons

    The university's primary function is undergraduate education

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work

    Illinois State2019-08-28
  5. "Great program but uncompetitive salary"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Illinois State full-time

    Pros

    Waived tuition for graduate students and receive a monthly stipend.

    Cons

    Uncompetitive pay compared to other universities and still have to pay fees associated with the classes

    Advice to Management

    In order to keep up the cost of living, provide more comfortable wages

    Illinois State2019-08-08
  6. "I enjoyed working here in my undergraduate degree"

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    Former Employee - Admissions Ambassador 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Illinois State full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I enjoyed working here in my undergraduate degree

    Cons

    I did not experience any downsides myself

    Illinois State2019-07-25
  7. "Alumni Center"

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    Current Employee - Front Desk Receptionist 

    I have been working at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work

    Cons

    Low pay for students working there.

    Illinois State2019-07-03
  8. "Amazing"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker 

    I worked at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You work around your school schedule

    Cons

    You can only work 28 hrs.

    Illinois State2019-06-27
  9. "Technology Department Overall Informal Review"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Normal, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Illinois State part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great resource and lab facility and a great learning experiance

    Cons

    I have no cons to list here.

    Illinois State2019-06-27
  10. "Student Help for Agriculture Department"

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    Current Employee - Student Help 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Illinois State part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supervisor is a great person. Reliable institution.

    Cons

    Low wages for the most part

    Illinois State2019-06-07
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