Purdue University Reviews | Glassdoor

Find your next job here

Purdue University Reviews

Updated January 21, 2018
1,358 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-timePart-time

4.3
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels
Mitch Daniels
474 Ratings

1,358 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
  • the school is located in a small town (in 38 reviews)

  • West Lafayette can be a bit chilly during the winter (in 35 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "ITaP reps"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ITaP Reps in West Lafayette, IN
    Current Employee - ITaP Reps in West Lafayette, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great environment to work at
    All students run

    Cons

    The over all of the job is good


  2. "Game Programmer at Purdue"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Game Programmer in Lafayette, IN
    Former Employee - Game Programmer in Lafayette, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Purdue University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The atmosphere was relaxing and people were helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    Salary was not high. The tasks were not challenging.

  3. "Research Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Very wide variety of people

    Cons

    The area does not have much to do.


  4. "Demonstration Kitchen Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Fun work environment with great support

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about the role.


  5. "Graduate Research Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Purdue University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I love the staff at Purdue, very helpful and never had a negative experience. Provides great benefits for employees.

    Cons

    Parking around campus is limited for graduate students. Parking passes are on the pricey side, especially for the most convenient spots that don't require a 20 minute walk to work.


  6. "A great place to work with your boss"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Lafayette, IN
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Lafayette, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Purdue University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most of the time you can do your homework and use the computer.

    Cons

    There's no many people to talk to you

    Advice to Management

    A great place to work with good system


  7. "Enjoy the day-to-day"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Purdue University full-time

    Pros

    A great atmosphere for students, young employees, and older employees alike.

    Cons

    Nothing explicitly bad about this job, just mindless work a lot of time.

  8. "Average university"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Purdue University full-time

    Pros

    Large university, good students, many international students

    Cons

    Conservative work culture, not very innovative


  9. "Regular work environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    People are goal-oriented and well-mannered.

    Cons

    For some part-time jobs compensation is not enough.


  10. "Graduate Assistant at Purdue"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Hammond, IN
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Hammond, IN

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

    Pros

    There are world class laboratory facilities

    Cons

    There is limited graduate aide positions


Showing 1,358 of 1,419 reviews
Reset Filters