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Iowa State University Reviews

Updated Apr 1, 2020

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96 Ratings
  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Lab Tech 

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

    Pros

    Love the people at Iowa State

    Cons

    No downsides to working at Iowa State

    Iowa State University2019-11-12
  2. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Iowa State University full-time

    Pros

    good environment and good benefits

    Cons

    none and i like here

    Iowa State University2019-11-05
  3. "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
  4. "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
  5. "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
  6. "If I lived closer I would like this better"

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    Current Employee - Event Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Iowa State University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work the 40 hours you're told you will. Responsibility from the beginning flex-time for my life

    Cons

    Not worth the drive for what I am getting paid

    Iowa State University2019-11-13
  7. "Awesome!!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Very inclusive and diverse. People around are kind and helpful

    Cons

    nothing comes to my mind, besides the terrible winter.

    Iowa State University2019-10-28
  8. "That is a nice place to work at"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Great campus, awesome lab facilities and equipment

    Cons

    Located in a very cold area

    Iowa State University2019-11-10
  9. "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
  10. "Overall good environment of conducting research"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Ames, IA

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

    Pros

    People in Ames are nice and the living condition is pretty good at Ames.

    Cons

    Towards research it really depends on who you are working for. The department and school is not so supportive when things go wrong.

    Iowa State University2019-11-06
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