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North Carolina State University Raleigh Reviews

Updated December 8, 2017
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North Carolina State University Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
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Pros
  • Helpful colleagues, friendly work environment (in 63 reviews)

  • My employer worked to improve work/life balance for grads and provided more professional development as well (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • There are no cons to working here (in 23 reviews)

  • More tenured professors provide very little guidance to graduate students (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "good culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good life work balance- good culture

    Cons

    none. i like everything at ncsu

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  2. "Administrative Asscociate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Associate in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Administrative Associate in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive people. Work is straight forward. Loved supporting students.

    Cons

    You pay for parking approx $30 monthly

    Advice to Management

    Free parking days

  3. "NC State from a Student's View"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Investing in younger generations, proximity to research and development, resources in Physics and Nuclear Engineering Departments to expand knowledge in field, interdisciplinary collaboration.

    Cons

    Too much overlap/ blurred lines between work and life.

    Advice to Management

    Keep funding undergraduate research!!!


  4. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at North Carolina State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Colleagues were supportive. Lots of events and lectures on campus so there was always something to do after work. Never bored.

    Cons

    The demands of the job could be hard at times. When the pace picked up, we all had to pitch in and work overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the 'work life balance' of your employees.


  5. "NCSU Libraries are a great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University part-time

    Pros

    Smart, thriving environment
    Good pay
    Cross-functional collaborations
    Great campus resources
    Inclusive environment

    Cons

    Proselytizers common on campus, targeting international and people of color community


  6. "Department Quantitative Methods Research and Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at North Carolina State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very supportive faculty members and colleagues.

    Cons

    Hope to see more quantitative courses offered by the department


  7. "Professor"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Professor in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Tier 1 University in North Carolina. Accounting Program is excellent as is the Online MBA program,

    Cons

    Budget demands make raises difficult.

  8. "nice"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    free work time slot and good working condition

    Cons

    salary low, work during the weekend


  9. "Lab Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at North Carolina State University (More than a year)

    Pros

    easy going, flexible work environment

    Cons

    some equipment outdated, otherwise none


  10. "Student Worker - Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly people and very flexible

    Cons

    You are always very busy


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