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Purdue University CEO Mitch Daniels
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  • "Some professors are incredibly smart but are poor at teaching(in 47 reviews)

  • "Small town, not much to do outside(in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Great school with good reputation."

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Purdue University full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of ways to get involved in activities. Very reputable and have plenty of career resources.

    Cons

    Not the best socially. Classes can be difficult if not prepared.

    Purdue University2019-05-15
  2. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Student in West Lafayette, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Purdue University for more than 4 years

    Pros

    I had the best four years of my life at Purdue where I was really able to grow outside of the classroom and learn a lot while I was in class.

    Cons

    It was only a 4 year program and I had to graduate.

    Purdue University2019-05-14
  3. "Dairy"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Purdue University part-time

      Pros

      Flexible scheduling Positive atmosphere Communication

      Cons

      Low pay for students Odd hours

      Purdue University2019-05-07
    • "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Quiet and safe campus; Diverse culture and people from all over the world

      Cons

      The town is small, not a big one

      Purdue University2019-05-02
    • "Nice Place for Research"

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      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Friendly work environment. A lot of opportunities.

      Cons

      Winter time is too long.

      Purdue University2019-05-01
    • "TA position review"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Purdue University part-time

        Pros

        Tuition refund for both quarter and half time. Great interactions with some great students and faculties

        Cons

        Depending on course, it could be hectic. Grading is not fun

        Purdue University2019-04-29
      • "Different experience in Catering"

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        • Senior Management
        Current Employee - Assistant Sous Chef 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        University Environment, working with students, school holidays

        Cons

        More vacation leads to less salary

        Purdue University2019-05-12
      • "Graduate Research Assistant"

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        • Senior Management
        Current Employee - Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Purdue University full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Great place to learn and study.

        Cons

        Salary is not high enough

        Purdue University2019-04-26
      • "Fantastic Place to work"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Lafayette, IN

        I worked at Purdue University full-time

        Pros

        Excellent Salary, benefits, holidays, quality of life

        Cons

        Town, location location location and then it is the winter

        Advice to Management

        NA

        Purdue University2019-04-25
      • "It is a great university to study in"

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        Current Employee - Research Assistant in West Lafayette, IN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Purdue University part-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        It has great graduate programs

        Cons

        Winter here is too cold

        Purdue University2019-05-06
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