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Marquette University Reviews

Updated September 17, 2017
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Marquette University President Dr. Michael R. Lovell
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Pros
  • The tuition remission to continue your education for yourself, spouse or dependents is a fantastic benefit (in 10 reviews)

  • Great and supportive work environment (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay for job that requires degree (in 7 reviews)

  • Little or no possibility for career growth (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marquette University full-time

    Pros

    great school with professors who care

    Cons

    older buildings. some parts of campus are rougher


  2. "Graduate Student Research Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Marquette University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great research opportunities.

    Cons

    Period of transition in administrative structure has created unnecessary hardships for students.

  3. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician
    Current Employee - Lab Technician

    I have been working at Marquette University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pretty much everything except the pay

    Cons

    Low pay for job that requires degree


  4. "Great Place to do a Science PhD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marquette University full-time

    Pros

    Great stipend for grad students

    Cons

    Limited career services for science graduate students


  5. "Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Marquette University part-time

    Pros

    Great to work with opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Students are seen as second class employees


  6. "MU"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marquette University (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    benefits, vacation, atmosphere, work/life balance

    Cons

    pay was very low, political culture favored left

    Advice to Management

    pay was very low, political culture moving rapidly to left


  7. "Desk Receptionist"

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

    I worked at Marquette University part-time

    Pros

    great way to manage studying and working.

    Cons

    the hourly pay is low

  8. "Fantastic Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Competitive pay
    - Great and supportive work environment
    - New facilities
    - Lots of parking

    Cons

    - University bureaucracy creates slows efficiency when working across departments


  9. "Wonderful"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Milwaukee, WI

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

    Pros

    Good research, nice campus, good library and faculty members. Engineer department are nice to study with good application for industry collaboration.

    Cons

    As for three year stay I don't feel any problem. With excellent course work by good faculty may be difficult but overall it's great.

    Advice to Management

    Not so


  10. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marquette University (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Flexible Hours
    -Passionate and Knowledgeable Staff

    Cons

    -Not a huge research department, areas of expertise are very specific


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