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Updated December 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits via Marshall University (JUST benefits; not pay) (in 3 reviews)

  • Employees in general are great people to work with and around (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Comparatively low pay, location not ideal for some expecting the perks of a larger city (in 5 reviews)

  • The only con is that state budget constraints prevented pursuit of a permanent position (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Perfect for Students"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Huntington, WV
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Huntington, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marshall University part-time

    Pros

    Student assistant positions offer great work, school, life balance. Supervisors are understanding and willing to work with you for life and school situations. Pay (Depending on position) is worthwhile.

    You learn about the inner workings of the university and meet connections from various departments.

    Cons

    Office drama gets a little much.


  2. "Great Place to work"

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

    I have been working at Marshall University full-time

    Pros

    It has a great working environment

    Cons

    Small City. Travelling from the local airport is a pain.

  3. "Hi"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Visiting Assistant Professor
    Current Employee - Visiting Assistant Professor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very supportive co-workers. The opportunity to meet a lot of different people. Health insurance. Retirement.

    Cons

    No upward mobility. The state budget keeps making positions be cut. Always working.


  4. "Great education and great place to work"

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

    Pros

    Marshall's a great university and is truly the heart of Huntington. I worked in the business college for two years and had a very enjoyable experience.

    Cons

    Not really very many cons. It's important that the university maintain its AACSB accreditation for crediting and marketing purposes .


  5. "Go herd!"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Marshall University part-time

    Pros

    One pro is the tuition benefit

    Cons

    The only con I can think of is the pay which is offset by the tuition benefit

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  6. "Graduate Assistant for 6 months."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Huntington, WV
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Huntington, WV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mr. Sameer Ahamed is one of the coolest professors you can get.

    Cons

    Low pay because of college funding cutbacks.


  7. "teaching and research assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    teacher are really nice, and I learned a lot of things there.

    Cons

    salary is no high, and do not have much challenge

    Advice to Management

    improve the salary, and put more challenge in the work.

  8. "IT"

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

    I worked at Marshall University full-time

    Pros

    Working with a great team.

    Cons

    Hard to advance in position.


  9. "great campus"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marshall University part-time

    Pros

    Exciting changes and expansions to campus

    Cons

    Lack of job security due to state budget considerations


  10. "Research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It was fantastic. No complaints.

    Cons

    The only con is that state budget constraints prevented pursuit of a permanent position.


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