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North Dakota State University Reviews

Updated May 12, 2018
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North Dakota State University President Dean L. Bresciani
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  • Assistantship isn't covering health insurance" (in 4 reviews)

  • recent budget cuts, interference from admin (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience"

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

    I worked at North Dakota State University full-time

    Pros

    Great organization to work with awesome benefits!

    Cons

    Undergoing budget cuts currently.


  2. "working for dining services"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at North Dakota State University full-time

    Pros

    Healthcare benefits are great, family is covered

    Cons

    A very stressful place to work

  3. "ITS- Great place to work as a student."

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    Current Employee - IT Help Desk in Fargo, ND
    Current Employee - IT Help Desk in Fargo, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There's always a great group of people working here. Definitely a family dynamic, we help each other when possible
    Very flexible schedule
    Easy to get along with Full Time Employees
    Everyone's very respectful

    Cons

    Pay is rather low, but that's what you get for work-study.

    Advice to Management

    I appreciate y'all


  4. "Student Dining Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    GOOD Culture and friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    low salary and simple task no development


  5. "Good place for a career"

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

    Pros

    Able to do what you want. Straight forward expectations. The community is outstanding. Best summers in the world.

    Cons

    Not many. Winters are long. Surrounding neighborhoods are run down. Buggy in summer. Floods in spring.


  6. "Graduate Student Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at North Dakota State University full-time

    Pros

    Small departments- good advisor/student relationship and ratio

    Cons

    cold winters, difficult networking outside of the Midwest


  7. "very good institution to study"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at North Dakota State University full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, helpful, good environment for study

    Cons

    No such cons to write

  8. "Exciting Work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant

    I have been working at North Dakota State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Get to work on exciting technical challenges that could have a big impact on the world. The actual work environment and opportunities vary dramatically, though, depending on your specific adviser.

    Cons

    Limited networking opportunities depending on the field.


  9. "GA"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Fargo, ND
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Fargo, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Dakota State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    tuition waiver, friendly environment

    Cons

    low pay, cold, too higher student fee


  10. "Great employer, no upward mobility for non-faculty"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fargo, ND
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fargo, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    NDSU provides very good benefits

    Cons

    For staff, there are no mechanisms for upward mobility

    Advice to Management

    Create a system for Research - Assistant, Associate I, Associate II, etc.


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