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Mount Holyoke College Reviews

Updated October 9, 2017
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Pros
  • Work environment is great for me (in 5 reviews)

  • Beautiful campus, close knit community, fair compensation, extremely good benefits (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Spends way too much time giving lip service to things like "diversity" and "change" but cultivates neither (in 2 reviews)

  • Expectations should be stricter, more accountability and independence would be good (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Student Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mount Holyoke College part-time

    Pros

    Helpful, kind, supportive, understanding supervisors

    Cons

    Limited hours due to student status


  2. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mount Holyoke College full-time

    Pros

    Great community, understanding professors, beautiful campus

    Cons

    Not a lot of classes to offer

  3. "Math/CS Teaching Asistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mount Holyoke College part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and friendly people

    Cons

    Takes much time to work


  4. "Place of opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mount Holyoke College full-time

    Pros

    Great students and there was change taking place on campus that could be an opportunity for many people.

    Cons

    The changing and shifting caused a little unrest at the time.


  5. "Overall positive environment"

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

    I have been working at Mount Holyoke College full-time

    Pros

    Working in higher education is civilized and people are respected.

    Cons

    Not always as high of pay, but OK.


  6. "Admissions"

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

    I worked at Mount Holyoke College part-time

    Pros

    The people at Mount Holyoke are constantly inspiring, supportive, and have a positive attitude

    Cons

    Many of the offices do not work together very effectively

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with students and different offices.


  7. "Great College"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Worcester, MA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues. Senior management very responsive.

    Cons

    Small campus, difficult to get tenure.

  8. "Health Center"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mount Holyoke College part-time

    Pros

    Excellent management, good pay, flexible hours

    Cons

    Expectations should be stricter, more accountability and independence would be good.


  9. "Varies for student employees"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mount Holyoke College part-time

    Pros

    beautiful setting, kind people, great opportunities

    Cons

    varies a lot depending on who you're working for!


  10. "Amazing!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mount Holyoke College part-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, a space for learning, teamwork

    Cons

    Not many cons, depending on what department you're working in you'll meet different people and do different things, so it really just depends.


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