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Updated February 18, 2018
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  • No work life balance exists for those acquiring more work along with no foreseeable incentives (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Very good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice location, high-quality research environment

    Cons

    Expensive living costs at the heart of Boston


  2. "Good Workspace"

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

    I have been working at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    Good Facilities and flexible jobs

    Cons

    There are no cons here.

  3. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    Pros

    Great advisor, great school, great city

    Cons

    Wage is not that sufficient when you live in Boston.


  4. "Proctor"

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

    I worked at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    Great place for students ( including those who don't get work study money)

    Cons

    If you have a good station, you have to show up unpaid 45min earlier than others


  5. "Great place to study"

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    Current Employee - Proctor in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Proctor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northeastern University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free food and amazing time.

    Cons

    Loads of assignments and projects

    Advice to Management

    Make the profs full time


  6. "Assistant Cooperative Education Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northeastern University full-time

    Pros

    Faculty status and great benefits

    Cons

    Because it is higher ed there are no bonuses for my position


  7. "Residential Safety Office - Proctor"

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    Current Employee - Residential Safety Office - Proctor in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Residential Safety Office - Proctor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northeastern University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Covers my bills & rent.

    Cons

    Part-time job. Does not cover everything

  8. "Good work-study"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    Lots of interesting research being done in the labs here

    Cons

    Some of the work study jobs on campus just seem like a waste of time for both the students and groups employing them.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the research and find a way of putting students with work-study to better use at reasonable hourly wages.


  9. "Great environment and coworkers"

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

    I worked at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    I was given great freedom to propose ideas and my team was always receptive to new strategies, even when it required extra effort from their end

    Cons

    As with any other large university, some projects need to go through many policies and checks, which slows down production times


  10. "Great Student Jobs"

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

    I worked at Northeastern University part-time

    Pros

    Plenty of time to study, flexible shifts

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to learn technology

    Advice to Management

    Give student employees chances to learn about different technologies


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