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Indiana University of Pennsylvania Reviews

Updated February 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexible schedule, Ability to study while at work, (in 7 reviews)

  • It all depends on the professor you work for--- some are nuttier than others (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • The living stipend is not enough to live off of alone with a full time 20 hour GA (in 3 reviews)

  • Small town means limited options for entertainment (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome School"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Affordable housing
    safe campus
    lots of activity on campus
    research funds
    travel funds
    support professional development

    Cons

    nothing to do in town if you are not studying

    Advice to Management

    Well-done


  2. "Good College Job"

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, amazing co-workers, decent pay for a college job.

    Cons

    None- expect the nature of the job to be tough, as you are cold calling and asking for money.

    Advice to Management

    Be kind with reviews and compensation.


  3. "Work Studies"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indiana, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indiana, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Able to study at work. Built great relationships and professional contacts. Able to make money while still working towards an education.

    Cons

    Working with coworkers who were full time employees and not student workers could be difficult at times.

    Advice to Management

    Make clear to full time workers that students are there to help while still a full time student, and to not take out their frustrations on the students.


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  5. "Graduate Assistant and Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Qualified and network-worthy employees
    Great community
    Potential to grow

    Cons

    Weather
    Sometimes pay isn't as great
    Small school but large community for a smaller university

    Advice to Management

    Keep on, keeping on.


  6. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Indiana, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Indiana, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great position that allows me to pursue my doctoral program in Education at IUP.

    Cons

    I need a full time job and a better payment.

    Advice to Management

    No advice available.


  7. "assistant prof"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indiana, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indiana, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Indiana University of Pennsylvania full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    some students are really good, friendly colleages

    Cons

    it rains and snows a lot


  8. "REVIEW"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Indiana, PA
    Former Employee - Intern in Indiana, PA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Full-time employee, you can further your education for a reduce tuition fee

    Cons

    The town is in the middle of nowhere


  9. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor: Accounting
    Current Employee - Associate Professor: Accounting
    Recommends

    I have been working at Indiana University of Pennsylvania full-time

    Pros

    flexible schedule, students, the students and colleagues, family and friendly atmosphere, ability to earn extra compensation with overload teaching

    Cons

    larger and larger classes, resources for research, limited travel expense reimbursed, overall lazy culture by some


  10. "Assistant Professor"

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits; modest pay increases

    Cons

    Sometimes you get difficult students

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant

    I worked at Indiana University of Pennsylvania part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere and very professional

    Cons

    Minimum wage pay for student workers/graduate assistants



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