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Iowa State University Graduate Assistant Reviews

Updated Feb 27, 2020

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16 Ratings
  1. "Excellent Benefits and Environment"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tuition is significantly reduced based on hours worked. Tuition is switched to in-state Flexible hours Ability to be creative with making assignments

    Cons

    Will feel pressured to help with extra work due to your professors connection to your academic success.

    Iowa State University2020-02-21
  2. "A welcoming, inclusive, diverse learning and teaching environment"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA

    I have been working at Iowa State University part-time

    Pros

    Nice campus, community, facilities and faculty

    Cons

    Winters are really cold with lots of snow

    Iowa State University2020-02-28
  3. "Recommended"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Iowa State University part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice workplace, beautiful campus, nice colleagues

    Cons

    East to feel boring in a small town

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    Iowa State University2020-02-10
  4. "One of the best institutions"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Iowa State University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good for professional development as a student

    Cons

    None at this point that I am writing this review

    Iowa State University2020-01-16
  5. "Good rank university"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Iowa State University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very beautiful campus, good rank university

    Cons

    Longer hours working, stressful job

    Iowa State University2019-12-08
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Iowa State University part-time

    Pros

    Faculties care about students' personal life

    Cons

    Research opportunities are not challenging comparing to high-ranking universities

    Iowa State University2019-11-11
  7. "Pretty Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Improve my communication skills.

    Cons

    I do think all the experiences here are good.

    Iowa State University2019-11-05
  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to explore some state of the art research work

    Cons

    Might feel stressful at times

    Iowa State University2019-11-05
  9. "Fantastic for Graduate School"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Iowa State University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, small but accessible city to live in, local connections to USDA, BI, AgBio

    Cons

    Health benefits are minimal for Grad students

    Iowa State University2019-11-05
  10. "Lots of learnings"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a very supportive community. $500 annual for conferences or professional development

    Cons

    There is no paid vacation

    Iowa State University2019-10-23
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