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Updated May 23, 2022

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North Carolina State University Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "The people and projects working here is great.(in 109 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and after your first year you are can basically stop doing anything productive and you won’t get fired(in 91 reviews)
  • "Choose to work with your own advisor within mathematical biology; flexible hours; focus on parameter estimation techniques(in 58 reviews)
  • "Good work environment and facilities.(in 34 reviews)
  • "Flexible schedule, close to main campus, work with IT department(in 32 reviews)
Cons
  • "Low pay and really hard to grow(in 115 reviews)
  • "Postdocs salary are low at the national level and no exception to NC State(in 83 reviews)
  • "poor leadership, rotating door of employees(in 13 reviews)
  • "No raise in 3 and 1/2 years.(in 13 reviews)
  • "There is a lot of change and not much communication around it.(in 12 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Manager at NCSU

    May 14, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Get to build great connections and experience.

    Cons

    Game days are a full day thing

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great people, burnouts, and short staff

    May 10, 2022 - Assistant Research Professor in Raleigh, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Love the university and the people there.

    Cons

    Lots of people have left in the last 2 years and every department seems short staffed or burned out.

    1 person found this review helpful
  3. 5.0
    Former Employee

    nice

    May 12, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    warm family, diversity, and easy to communicate.

    Cons

    not as i think of as of now.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Best Team Ever

    May 11, 2022 - Career Counseling Graduate Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Supportive team environment, my supervisor was excellent, really work with students and allow them to take on projects they are interested in

    Cons

    There are not many cons

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Experience

    May 9, 2022 - Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    environment, people, hours, flexibility, experience

    Cons

    I have no cons for this place

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    University Career unit

    May 23, 2022 - Associate Director in Raleigh, NC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Variety of duties, wear many hats, etc.

    Cons

    Salary is not the best, but that can be the case at state supported university

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good people. Lots of beauracracy

    May 23, 2022 - Assistant Professor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people. Friendly environment. Great admin support

    Cons

    Lots of paperwork and complex rules due to it being a state institution

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Stable but challenging

    May 23, 2022 - Executive Chef 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Recession proof, funds available for facilities, flex in schedules

    Cons

    Salaries and staff wages below market and benefits are declining so difficult to recruit.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Outstanding experience within the field!

    May 7, 2022 - Ticket Operations Assistant in Raleigh, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The work place experience is outstanding.

    Cons

    I wish the salary was more.

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

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    May 21, 2022 - Administrative Support Specialist in Raleigh, NC
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Campus, being able to work with students

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

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North Carolina State University Reviews FAQs

North Carolina State University has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 2,237 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at North Carolina State University to a friend and 65% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, North Carolina State University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at North Carolina State University. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

86% of North Carolina State University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated North Carolina State University 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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

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