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Updated September 23, 2017
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  • a small town, not lots of hobby and fun (in 13 reviews)

  • very low pay, constant worry over not being renewed (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great workplace"

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

    I worked at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    Wonderful staff, flexible hours, great student pay

    Cons

    Evening hours are sometimes hard


  2. "Great atmosphere and easy to get along with faculty, staff, and administrators."

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Athens, OH
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Athens, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ohio University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    General attitude of employees, willingness to help with HR related issues, patience while learning new tasks, and everything is within walking distance--a big plus.

    Cons

    Pay is not the greatest, but it is a public university so you can not always expect it to be raining silver.

  3. "Dining hall student worker"

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

    I have been working at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    The Same schedule every week was nice.

    Cons

    Not many cons, they worked very well with class schedule, worked the same schedule every single week.


  4. "Student Researcher Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and research team

    Cons

    Small town with not a lot around


  5. "Great place to work, enjoyed the atmosphere and staff"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Athens, OH
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Athens, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ohio University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work outdoors, physical labor, co-workers are a diverse set of permanent employees or volunteers. Plus it's a good cause

    Cons

    Sometimes got dirty or come into contact with "gross" things as a hazard of the trade.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


  6. "Good."

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Athens, OH
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Athens, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff and flexible hours. Projects are interesting and push you to your full potential. I like cheese and rice

    Cons

    Projects can be very boring but the additional cheese and rice on Thursday mornings is just plain terrible I mean come on guys


  7. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    Good environment to grow, and learn from

    Cons

    None! I can think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    great management

  8. "Caution!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ohio University full-time

    Pros

    education education education education education

    Cons

    compensation, leadership, location, parking, leadership


  9. "Easy but low-pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    As a Graduate Assistant: Flexible scheduling, low to mild stress

    Cons

    low pay/stipend in comparison to other schools + departments


  10. "Student Graphic Design Job = Great Experience!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    The faculty was so helpful and made me feel like a valued worker. I learned a lot and worked hard. I felt appreciated.

    Cons

    If anything, I wish I could have worked more hours.


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