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Old Dominion University Reviews

Updated March 5, 2019
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Pros
  • "positive work environment, generally a fun atmostphere" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours to your student schedule" (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, can be boring at times, PARKING" (in 9 reviews)

  • "There were no cons to working here" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great position for a grad student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Make your own hours, very nice work environment, very low stress

    Cons

    balancing this job and a full course load can be challenging at times that are busy, like during the career fair.


  2. "Assistant Prof. Humanities"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Norfolk, VA

    I have been working at Old Dominion University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great students, good resources, nice colleagues

    Cons

    Low base pay, high cost of living, low research support

  3. "Great Environment"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are friendly
    Work changes every day

    Cons

    Part time students don't get long/any breaks.


  4. "Focused on education"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends

    I worked at Old Dominion University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The faculty is friendly, engaging, and genuinely wants the best for their students.

    Cons

    Only part time positions available


  5. "ODU's Student Success Center makes for a great way to earn money and develop professionally"

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    Former Employee - Spanish Tutor, Supplemental Instructor in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Spanish Tutor, Supplemental Instructor in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -room for professional growth
    -job varies day to day
    -most everyone is pleasant to deal with
    -allows for creativity to shine while providing structure

    Cons

    -not every single person is always the best but that's true everywhere


  6. "Find another university"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Can't think of any thing

    Cons

    Petty bickering between professors in the department which they take out on their students.


  7. "Being an RA is ok"

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    Current Employee - Resident Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Resident Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is ok for the work

    Cons

    Management is average at best
    HR doesn't take care of there employees

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of RA's

  8. "awesome experience"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Virginia Beach, VA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Dominion University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    excellent supervisor to student relationship

    Cons

    so far my experience has been great

    Advice to Management

    More can be done to improve on diversity and inter cultural integration


  9. "Perfect Job for students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Old Dominion University part-time

    Pros

    Worked with my class schedule and gave me some real experience.

    Cons

    I didn't really have any issues with the job.


  10. "ODU Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Old Dominion University part-time

    Pros

    Great part time job for students. They also provide 50-100% fee waiver.

    Cons

    Sometimes you might have to give more than 20 hours of work.