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Johnson & Wales University Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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  • There were not many benefits for being a student assistant (in 6 reviews)

  • There are no cons to this university as far as the people involved go (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University full-time

    Pros

    Professors and staff at the university are very dedicated to overseeing the success of the students.

    Cons

    There are no cons to this university as far as the people involved go.


  2. "Professional Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic Benefits, Health second to none.

    Cons

    A lot of changes in the past few years.


  3. "JW"

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    Former Employee - Financial Planning Counselor in Providence, RI
    Former Employee - Financial Planning Counselor in Providence, RI

    I worked at Johnson & Wales University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The students are really terrific

    Cons

    The pay is only average


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  5. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University part-time

    Pros

    Great learning environment for students and employees

    Cons

    Limited number of work hours per week


  6. "Associate Professor"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great team to work with. Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Grading student work is very time consuming


  7. "Educate and counsel students on financial planning."

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    Current Employee - Financial Planning Counelor in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Financial Planning Counelor in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Student Engagement, Offering solutions, Being in a position to encourage and guide

    Cons

    Delivering unpleasant news, such loss of funding, or ineligibility for financial assistance due to circumstances.

    Advice to Management

    Value your staff, acknowledge contributions, and meet each individual where they are. Multiple management styles might be useful when working with different personalities that have different needs.


  8. "Great Idea Poor Follow Through"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johnson & Wales University full-time

    Pros

    Great Vison for growth

    Cons

    Closed due to poor handling of VC funds


  9. "Research assistant"

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

    I worked at Johnson & Wales University part-time

    Pros

    great atmosphere
    good communication
    professional
    nice
    great for entry level

    Cons

    career opportunities
    compensations
    benefit
    management
    small organization
    career in marketing


  10. "flexible schedule, great coworkers"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    extra time to work on studies and great staff

    Cons

    low compensation and minumum hours


  11. "Technical Support"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Assistant in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Technical Support Assistant in Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Wales University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, helpful seniors

    Cons

    compensation for students is not well



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