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Found 2,570 of over 3K reviews
4.2
85% Recommend to a Friend
Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr.
79% Approve of CEO

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4.2
85%
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79%
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Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr.
Samuel Stanley Jr.
347 Ratings

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Benefits (including health & dental are good).(in 154 reviews)
  • "The people are great and we all have a lot of fun at work while getting our job done(in 147 reviews)
  • "Hours are flexible and given enough notice you can be sure that someone will take your shift if you have something pressing to attend to.(in 108 reviews)
  • "The campus is beautiful and the university does a number of good things for the community.(in 88 reviews)
  • "flexible schedule and stipend pay(in 48 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place to learn

    Nov 17, 2022 - Undergraduate Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Many profoessors are phenominal and care about the success of students

    Cons

    large campus with cold winters

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Nov 16, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great experience to teach students

    Cons

    No cons so far, enjoying it

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good university

    Nov 16, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I liked it. Staff takes care of graduate students while pushing them hard

    Cons

    My time spent there was during covid

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Salary

    Nov 30, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    decent salary by the university

    Cons

    it's not enough for family

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Not so good place

    Nov 29, 2022 - Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    not much for good one

    Cons

    there are many down sides

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    good pay

    Nov 26, 2022 - Program Coordinator in East Lansing, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Easy work and long holidays

    Cons

    dislike the disorganization of the program

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Undergraduate research

    Nov 25, 2022 - Research Assistant in Deer Park, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Quality team members, experimental opportunities

    Cons

    Low quality communication between management and researchers, ambiguous guidelines

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great Part Time for Students

    Nov 21, 2022 - Student Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Cant complain very flexible schedules for students

    Cons

    No Cons other than not in my field of studies

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Na

    Nov 1, 2022 - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Hazelwood, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great experience and flexible hours

    Cons

    I cannot think of any negatives from this job it’s great

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Experience for Undergrads in Life Sciences

    Nov 16, 2022 - Undergraduate Research Assistant in East Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Easy to get to work (on campus), great to work with professors in your field, great to have lots of opportunities to observe and perform current field relevant research.

    Cons

    Can sometimes be a bit daunting if your lab doesn't provide a good mentor, pay could definitely be more competitive with other jobs in the area or through the school.

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Michigan State University has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 2,792 reviews left anonymously by employees. 85% of employees would recommend working at Michigan State University to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Michigan State University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Michigan State University. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

85% of Michigan State University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Michigan State University 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Michigan State University to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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