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Updated March 22, 2017
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Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon
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Pros
  • Basically if you want to have a nice life with a great work/life balance and relaxing work environment you will like it here (in 60 reviews)

  • Flexible hours depending on who you work with (in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours long weeks climate sometimes too hot or too cold (in 20 reviews)

  • no cons good working environment (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Student Employment Opportunities at Michigan State University"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Media Services Representative in East Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Media Services Representative in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule for students, annual raises, no weekend work

    Cons

    Limited hours that students were allowed to work

    Advice to Management

    None, my bosses were all consummate professionals who put students academic needs above their own work needs.


  2. "Graduate Student Teaching Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Student Teaching Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Graduate Student Teaching Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule and pay can fund school related expenses.

    Cons

    Not guaranteed to get the same position or any position from one semester to the next.

    Advice to Management

    Friendly, patient and helpful office staff are the teaching assistant's best friend. Keep good people staffed.


  3. "Nice job for students."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Sercive Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Food Sercive Assistant in East Lansing, MI

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

    Pros

    You can meeting a lot of interesting guys, the supervisors are nice and friendly.

    Cons

    Some job may make you tired.


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  5. "Apartan spirit - Advancing Knowledge, transforming lives"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michigan State University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This school uphold values of the highest ethical standard.

    Cons

    I am not sure about it yet.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with Spartan spirit


  6. "Very good organization and friendly people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    on campus location is hard to beat when you are an international student

    Cons

    Like large organizations things can move slow sometimes


  7. "student"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Student in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Michigan State University is a great place for studying, especially for Hospitality Business, they offer a very good program in the nation.

    Cons

    it is in a small town, east lansing not a lot to do In the winter it is super dry and cold

    Advice to Management

    to enhance with international student since you do have a lot, get more clubs and make students feel more engaged and welcomed


  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Lansing, MI

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

    Pros

    I like to work in like this company

    Cons

    A lot of people should try this company

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  9. "Animal Science Student Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Michigan State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The experience here is what makes it worthwhile, and the connections I have gained for after college is wonderful.

    Cons

    Nothing really to report, great atmosphere


  10. "Graduate Assistant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michigan State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment for international people

    Cons

    Not being close to a big city. Low population.


  11. "Technical Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Technical Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Current Intern - Technical Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michigan State University as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Dynamic work environment, exposure to a variety of different fields and lines of work. Flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    Parking is terrible, they ticket a lot and hardly have any spots available.



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