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Quinnipiac University Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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Pros
  • great people, great work place, friendly (in 6 reviews)

  • Good work life balance, supportive culture, nice people, good management (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • the camp was long hours, and you could sit down (in 2 reviews)

  • very low pay need to pay employees more (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "QU Online"

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

    I worked at Quinnipiac University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible and relaxed environment. Really nice people.

    Cons

    Not much to complain about.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "It’s all smoke and mirrors."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Quinnipiac University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Being able to see the beautiful landscape of Sleeping Giant gives some reprieve from the child-like, unethical, and immoral behaviors of staff. Not the students...the staff! Quinnipiac, it’s senior leadership, and staff are proud of how they are able to nicely package what otherwise is considered a false reality...garbage to put it nicely.

    Cons

    Certain senior staff that utilize others through manipulation, scare-tactics, and rude/“mean-girl” type behavior. If you don’t create and maintain a fake persona, then you might as well consider yourself an outsider. Be prepared to keep you lips glued to a lot of rear-ends if you want to thrive or survive.

    If data is collected to answer your question(s), then be prepared for skewed and manipulated information as well. Sifting through that just reveals the university’s true colors of its staff.

    Advice to Management

    To the upper level, senior administration- clean house! The greatest predictor of future behavior is past behavior, so there are staff members that will never change. Regardless of how many chances you give them to change, they will just work to convince you they’ve changed, but they themselves will just do more harm.

    Good luck getting anyone to take action in a way that is unbiased and appropriate.

  3. "Desktop Support Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Quinnipiac University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, time off, laid back environment.

    Cons

    Administration, management, human resources, lack of appreciation and support for staff. Very understaffed!


  4. "Awesome place"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Quinnipiac University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome, Beautiful, Blissful place to be.

    Cons

    None. None. None. None. None

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "Poll Interviewer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hamden, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hamden, CT

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

    Pros

    Positive Atmosphere, Feel Like You Matter

    Cons

    Nasty Attitudes When Calling For Polling


  6. "Review of QU as a student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University full-time

    Pros

    There are countless opportunities at Quinnipiac, including many different clubs, Greek life, and internship/employment guidance. Study abroad programs are also available, including a program in Los Angeles that focuses on taking classes and participating in an internship.

    Cons

    I have noticed a political bias thus far at Quinnipiac, mostly by the professors teaching the material. This could negatively influence students and discourage them from not thinking freely and working towards their own opinions.

    Advice to Management

    My only advice to management would be to reinforce the idea that a professors personal opinions and bias should have no impact on the material they teach in their classes.


  7. "Time at QU"

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

    I worked at Quinnipiac University full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work- tight knit community

    Cons

    Sometimes run like a business

    Advice to Management

    None to think of!

  8. "Great Environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Quinnipiac University full-time

    Pros

    The people that work here are fantastic. It's a great atmosphere of people who get their work done.

    Cons

    The department I worked in had long hours and marginal pay. The benefits and time off helped. There are not a ton of in house advancement opportunities.


  9. "Chemistry Lab Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Quinnipiac University part-time

    Pros

    A diverse community
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    The weather in the winter makes it hard to commute at times


  10. "Student Athlete"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Quinnipiac University full-time

    Pros

    Quinnipiac has showed me several life lessons through out my time here. They helped me manage my time management skills and I was honored to be a part of one of their teams being able to show them my leadership and team player skills. I loved my school and would recommend it to anyone!

    Cons

    I really don't have any cons


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