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Lamar University Reviews

Updated August 10, 2017
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  • There are no cons for this employer (in 9 reviews)

  • only 20 hours a week is aloud, so that means no overtime, and no discounts (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Lamar Rec Center"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lamar University part-time

    Pros

    Easy job, on campus, flexible hours

    Cons

    Some of the senior staff are flaky in their decisions


  2. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lamar University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - International Students can only wok on campus so their departments provide various opening each semester.
    - Helpful administrative and HR staff
    - Give best hourly rates

    Cons

    - As part time, RA and Grader positions gets less hours.

  3. "Resaerch Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great faculty and great environment . Lamar is growing

    Cons

    They should reduce the acceptance rate


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lamar University part-time

    Pros

    You get to apply your theoretical skills to real time projects.

    Cons

    I did not find any cons so far


  5. "Web developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good working environment, encouraging staff, flexibility to work on your own ideas

    Cons

    Nothing, there are no cons


  6. "STARS Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Tutor
    Former Employee - Tutor

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for any successful student to apply their knowledge and gain teaching experience, very flexible time

    Cons

    Low compensation, no further advancement


  7. "supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lamar University part-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work here

    Cons

    Growth is slow, no more

  8. "Great environment to work as a student assistant!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Managers are very friendly
    less work load
    Good salary

    Cons

    You can only get 19.5 hours a week maximum.

    Advice to Management

    One can reduce the usage of paper by adopting advance technologies.


  9. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment, all the stuff are very nice.

    Cons

    Overall salary is not sufficient, Difficult to get a parking spot


  10. "Developer"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Lamar University as a contractor

    Pros

    Very flexible environment for your work

    Cons

    Limited opportunity to grow as a developer


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