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New Mexico State University Reviews

Updated September 17, 2017
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  • Must be full-time student for assistantship (in 6 reviews)

  • Low pay, but that is to be expected (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Administrative in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Administrative in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New Mexico State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and work environment. Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Salaries are not the most competitive. Growth is an uphill battle


  2. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Las Cruces, NM
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Got some good research experience

    Cons

    The location is not good or convenient if you go to an onsite interviews

  3. "Teacher Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at New Mexico State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It really help you to learn more when you are a teacher assistant of the course you have passed a couple of years ago, and you will learn so much by tutoring and grading.

    Cons

    it takes your time somewhat, and prevent you to spend enough time if you are student at the same time.

    Advice to Management

    They need to provide more section to increase the learning of students


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at New Mexico State University part-time

    Pros

    Very friendly people, competitive allowance and good professors

    Cons

    No downsides for university. Everything is good.


  5. "Great place to work while going to school"

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    Former Employee - Student Aide in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Student Aide in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible hours, great atmosphere

    Cons

    Unmotivated at times to complete projects


  6. "I did mt MS studies at NMSU"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends

    I worked at New Mexico State University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very diverse community, Friendly and helpful staff and personnel, Great professors, Industrial projects available for students

    Cons

    No cons during my 2-year student life experience there


  7. "good uni"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New Mexico State University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    less expenses to live in ,so good

    Cons

    companies are not well established so

  8. "Research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Las Cruces, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, no micromanagement

    Cons

    Nobody gets anything done, the labs run on outdated equipment. Lots of employees take safety rules as a suggestion more than a requirement.

    Advice to Management

    Have better supervision of labs, check the sink traps for chemicals that were improperly disposed of.


  9. "Part time Faculty and Research Assistance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at New Mexico State University part-time

    Pros

    Good to start but not to stay!

    Cons

    The educational system is not good enough for kids.


  10. "Graduate Assistant"

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

    I worked at New Mexico State University part-time

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to learn; people are very nice to work with.

    Cons

    The location is no fun. It is located in a very boring place.


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