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Updated October 21, 2018
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  • "Small town- not close to a big city" (in 38 reviews)

  • "The location, West Lafayette, is not ideal" (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Student Web Content Editor"

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

    I have been working at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and great people

    Cons

    nothing bad to say about this job


  2. "Good"

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

    I worked at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Good question abd good answers

    Cons

    Its alright good vibes and chill

  3. "NSF Graduate Research Fellow"

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    I have been working at Purdue University full-time

    Pros

    The professors are very highly skilled

    Cons

    Some unnecessary papers are required


  4. "Student Success"

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

    Pros

    Positive work environment, student-centered goals and programs, supportive team

    Cons

    I'm unsure about salary and benefits packages now, so cannot speak to those


  5. "Graduate Student"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Purdue University full-time

    Pros

    Good Faculty that is helpful and invested in your success

    Cons

    Business office is terrible with high staff turnover

    Advice to Management

    Invest in retaining staff


  6. "Technician"

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

    I worked at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, friendly people, nice experience

    Cons

    weather is rough sometimes but its good


  7. "Half time position for international students"

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    I have been working at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Campus life. Work time flexibility

    Cons

    Workload is high if you want to graduate early. Problem with internship if you are on a funded project with a company.

  8. "student"

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    Pros

    challenging and very good loved it boiler up

    Cons

    challenging alot of work and alot of nights spent


  9. "Technical Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Purdue University full-time

    Pros

    good benefit including health insurance

    Cons

    low pay, not much job growth


  10. "CSDS Student Technician"

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    I worked at Purdue University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent coworkers and management. Felt like apart of a family.

    Cons

    Days and tasks became very repetitive, almost mind numbing.


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