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Updated February 25, 2017
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  • State budget cuts threaten everything (in 21 reviews)

  • The only real con I can think of is the low pay (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LSU part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment and exceptional coworkers.

    Cons

    There were constant payroll issues.


  2. "A good academic university and worth to join as faculty members"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LSU full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A good university with strong faculty members and excellent research performance in physics and astronomy.

    Cons

    Baton Rouge is very hot in summer.


  3. "LSU Student Worker"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LSU part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The job is on campus so it is very easy to work and then attend class when you need to.

    Cons

    The pay was not great. The manager is very lackluster.


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  5. "ICU Nurse"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Associate II in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Clinical Associate II in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LSU full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefit options, clear communication from management

    Cons

    overworked, understaffed, horrible rotating schedule


  6. "LSU"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern
    Current Employee - Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSU part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment, wonderful people, and good location

    Cons

    Low pay, management that micromanages


  7. "RA in large department"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - RA Payed Out of Grants in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - RA Payed Out of Grants in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at LSU full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    nice coworkers
    decent facilities
    everything you need to conduct research

    Cons

    pay is not the best
    university faces funding issues


  8. "Undergraduate Research Assistent"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LSU part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Convenient location being on campus, Got to meet graduate students in my major, Great resume builder

    Cons

    Limited to $755/semester which made me work for free most of the time, Limited to full-time students

    Advice to Management

    Let part-time students continue to work their jobs, Increase the amount allowed for students to earn


  9. "LSU is a great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSU full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Community is friendly, and the campus is beautiful.

    Cons

    State budget cuts are an ongoing problem, and we haven't had raises for years.


  10. "Assistant Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSU full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, including holidays and leave time accural

    Cons

    Underpaid, low morale due to State budget cuts

    Advice to Management

    Find innovative ways to compensate talented employees if raises aren't available


  11. "Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSU full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment here at LSU

    Cons

    Not enough pay here at LSU



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