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George Pernsteiner
98 Ratings
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  • "Low pay rate, slow growth in compensation, not much room to move up, upper management seems out of touch with daily operations(in 14 reviews)

  • "We have a hard time paying for rent and food on 20 hours a week at our wage(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Corvallis, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oregon State University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great healthcare benefits, strong graduate coalition to help you negotiate the salary and benefits.

    Cons

    You don't really get summer off even though your summer is not on the contract.

    Oregon State University2019-04-15
  2. "Officiated flag football and baseball."

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    Current Employee - Intramural Referee 

    I have been working at Oregon State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and flexible schedules.

    Cons

    Hours are low and scattered. Working in bad weather. Teams can get angry.

    Oregon State University2019-04-12
  3. "housing"

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

    I worked at Oregon State University full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    senior management needs to be more hands on

    Advice to Management

    trust in your people

    Oregon State University2019-04-07
  4. "Excellent Student Postion"

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      Current Employee - IT Student Assistant 

      I have been working at Oregon State University part-time

      Pros

      - Excellent school-work balance - Good work environment

      Cons

      - Can be difficult to find things to do

      Oregon State University2019-04-05
    • "Good place to work"

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        Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 

        I have been working at Oregon State University part-time

        Pros

        Lots of support for teaching assistants at OSU.

        Cons

        Sometimes you will work more hours then you are paid for.

        Oregon State University2019-04-01
      • "This is a great place to get involved."

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        Current Employee - Accounting Assistant 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Oregon State University part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Exposure to an accounting office environment. Great environment. Works with your student schedule.

        Cons

        Like any entry level job you don't actually get to do any of the "real" and "exciting" work but you do get good exposure to what you could do in the future.

        Oregon State University2019-04-01
      • "Oregon State offers a huge variety of research topics that students can explore"

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          Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant 

          I have been working at Oregon State University part-time

          Pros

          Having an on campus job is convenient and provides valuable experience.

          Cons

          Having an on campus job makes it difficult to remember there is life outside of school.

          Oregon State University2019-03-29
        • "Facility and Event Management Associate"

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          Former Employee - Facility and Event Management 
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Oregon State University part-time (Less than a year)

          Pros

          Flexible hours, co-workers are great

          Cons

          Sometimes tough to get hours you want

          Oregon State University2019-04-12
        • "GTA"

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          Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
          No opinion of CEO

          I have been working at Oregon State University part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Great health insurance plan; Great advisors and professors.

          Cons

          Uncertainty: every year you have to get renewal for your GTA position; University does not really support National Fellowship opportunities for graduate students

          Advice to Management

          Increase research support and funding for your doctoral students!

          Oregon State University2019-04-12
        • "One underrated university"

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          Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Corvallis, OR

          I have been working at Oregon State University part-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          Lots of opportunities to find a job here

          Cons

          locates in a small city far away from metropolitan life

          Oregon State University2019-04-12
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