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Updated Aug 3, 2021

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4.3
90%
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89%
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Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr.
Samuel Stanley Jr.
166 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great university and the work environment is nice(in 114 reviews)

  • "More than min wage, flexible hours(in 87 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay, but my position was meant for college students that attend MSU(in 36 reviews)

  • "Long hours, management can ignore requests easily(in 28 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work!

      Aug 3, 2021 - Program Coordinator in East Lansing, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and benefits. Flexible with work hours, which was great for someone with a family. Room for advancement. Beautiful Campus!

      Cons

      Depending on what department you are in, there is favoritism and politics. I wish the dental insurance was a bit better.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Aug 3, 2021 - Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very nice place to work

      Cons

      The city is boring here

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Graduate Assistant

      Aug 3, 2021 - Graduate Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Comes with good compensation. Great place to work. Beautiful Campus. Friendly Colleagues. Supports Interdisciplinary activities.

      Cons

      Nothing serious as such. Some classes are too large to handle. Need some weekend working as well.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Educational and Supportive

      Jul 29, 2021 - Full Stack Developer in East Lansing, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Knowledgable and Kind Upper Management Friendly Environment Choose your own Schedule

      Cons

      Full responsibility for projects and clients

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Go Green

      Jul 28, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Grand Rapids, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive work community, great people

      Cons

      As with any large school, sometimes there are several layers of bureaucracy

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

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      Jul 31, 2021 - PhD Student - Stipend in Lansing, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to live, summer weather is good, lot of students in town, Labs, reserach and professors are high quality

      Cons

      Winters are pretty harsh, its a small town, no big city benefits, public transportation not very good, mostly you end up buying car

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Experience Working in Food Stores Warehouse

      Jul 22, 2021 - Food Stores Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Very Flexible to my schedule -Great Coworkers

      Cons

      -Had to work some early shifts

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great College Job

      Jul 29, 2021 - Student Caller in East Lansing, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work culture, staff will work with you if you have scheduling conflicts, you can study while at work

      Cons

      Shifts take place after 5pm, you have to work the occasional Sunday, you cannot use your phone during the calling shift

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Computational Postoc

      Jul 19, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Grand Rapids, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, good insurance, friendly manager

      Cons

      Parking lots cost 130$/mo for Grand Rapids facility.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great College

      Jul 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of opportunities Great Campus Full and comprehensive resources

      Cons

      They take too long for the hiring process to finish (months)

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