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Iowa State University Reviews

Updated Apr 1, 2020

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95 Ratings
  1. "great experience"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Ames, IA

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

    Pros

    friendly staff, many collaborations, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Did not have any negative experience

    Iowa State University2020-01-16
  2. "Watch over and repair devices in output center"

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    Former Employee - Output Center Monitor in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Set my own hours -Good job for student

    Cons

    -Required being on call even on weekends

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    Iowa State University2020-01-15
  3. "Great Learning Experience"

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    Current Employee - Committee Administrator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Iowa State University part-time

    Pros

    Easy Hours, On Campus Work, Learn the subject better.

    Cons

    Really low pay, and the not a lot of hours.

    Iowa State University2020-01-24
  4. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great supportive environment for science and learnt so much.

    Cons

    I had a good experience and cannot think of any specific cons for my job.

    Iowa State University2020-01-04
  5. "Good job, was a student at the time"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Short walk to work Easy to set up paychecks for autodeposit

    Cons

    Sometimes the paperwork feels outdated(mostly on hire)

    Iowa State University2020-01-18
  6. "Great place for Graduate degree"

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    Current Employee - Agente Assicurativo in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, low costs of living, entertainment abundant

    Cons

    Small town with large student body population

    Iowa State University2020-01-14
  7. "Great Place for Student Work"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support in Ames, IA

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

    Pros

    There are lots of learning opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes it feels like there is too much relied on the student staff

    Iowa State University2020-01-04
  8. "Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Ames, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good flexibility for assignments and hours. Supervisors are very nice.

    Cons

    Doesn’t pay well. Sometimes you have to carry heavy cargo.

    Iowa State University2020-01-03
  9. "a good position to start research"

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    Current Employee - Research 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

    low living cost, good at agricultural and environmental economics

    Cons

    in the middle of nowhere, bad econometrics,

    Iowa State University2020-01-02
  10. "Nice Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Pre-Medical Illustrator 

    I worked at Iowa State University part-time

    Pros

    Easy place to work with nice people.

    Cons

    Confusing way they would make us clock in and out.

    Iowa State University2019-12-31
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