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Updated Jul 21, 2021

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4.2
84%
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74%
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Johnson & Wales University President and Trustee John J. Bowen (no image)
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103 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits (housing, meal plan, scholarship/free class) if you stay as a summer employee(in 19 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and work-life balance(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "This was a part time student job and it paid minimum wage(in 11 reviews)

  • "JWU is cheap and doesn’t put their money where there mission is(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      was great

      Jul 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      not too stressful, understanding people

      Cons

      the school shut down unfortunately

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Jul 18, 2021 - Instructional Technologist in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great atmosphere, co-workers. No micro-managing. Work-life balance!

      Cons

      Providence is not the most exciting place to live in

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Pleased Employee

      Jul 19, 2021 - Career Advisor in Miami, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent benefit, culture, diversity, students, and employees.

      Cons

      Not many opportunities for growth

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great family culture with work life balance

      Apr 16, 2021 - Instructional Designer in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Colleagues and managers in genuinely supportive. Students are hard working and most really appreciate the assistance and effort in helping them. Lots of opportunities to get involved and make a difference in the lives of students, staff & faculty, parents and the community.

      Cons

      It is a great place to work, there really are no unique cons to the institution. Like other colleges and universities who have had to cut back because of enrollment, there are budget restrictions that limit raises and upward mobility.

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Ok

      Jul 12, 2021 - Instructional Designer in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team members - collaborative and supportive

      Cons

      lack of opportunity for advancement; limited opportunity for continuing education management not in touch with employees can feel a bit like an assembly line

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      Jun 9, 2021 - Front Desk Receptionist in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it was a good job

      Cons

      nothing to complain about really

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      a good place to work

      Jun 30, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very family oriented, great benefits and great people.

      Cons

      I really do not have any cons

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work while going to school

      May 26, 2021 - Graduate Student Assistant in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, part-time or full-time positions

      Cons

      Can't think of any cons

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Student Assistant in Finance JWU Providence

      May 20, 2021 - Student Assistant in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      This position was a great first experience working in an Accounting Environment

      Cons

      There's a fair bit of clerical work included

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Livable Wage

      Jun 24, 2021 - Head Coach in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, great people. Strong Athletic department with good leadership.

      Cons

      Disconnect between athletics and academics. Position comes with a lot of additional duties.

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