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RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) Reviews

Updated July 17, 2017
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RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) President William W. Destler
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  • No Cons, No future opportunities for international student (in 19 reviews)

  • Some of the full time workers have a rather dynamic, both amongst themselves, and with the management (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work and to learn more

    Cons

    nothing much I can think of now

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  2. "Good for Grad Students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time

    Pros

    Nearly all professors are easy to get along with.
    Resources to help grade worksheets and homework.

    Cons

    Some professors aren't clear on what their expectations are for grading.

  3. "good"

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

    Pros

    very good guidance from professors

    Cons

    everything is good and very good


  4. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Admissions Officer
    Current Employee - Admissions Officer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing place to work, every one has a great attitude

    Cons

    Pay is ridiculously low for the amount of work you do.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your staff with the same financial respect you treat your faculty.


  5. "Student"

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

    I have been working at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) full-time

    Pros

    It has a lot of job opportunities which is a good thing for people with less experience

    Cons

    Have to choose your courses carefully as all courses are not that good. But some are really good.


  6. "Good place to work"

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

    Pros

    Amazing benefits and a friendly place to work

    Cons

    Bad manager and HR doesn't seem to care


  7. "Behind on pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) full-time

    Pros

    Easy pace and lots to do

    Cons

    University ignored its own salary review results

  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology, heavily wired campus, great colleagues.

    Cons

    Rochester winters, some faculty get too wrapped up the political aspects of academia.


  9. "Artesano Bakery and Cafe"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great way to make money while attending college!

    Cons

    There were none! I had a great experience.


  10. "Amazing job, great students, good pay!"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. The staff is helpful when you start as a new GTA.
    2. The students are amazing and brilliant!
    3. The pay is good to sustain a student life

    Cons

    None really. This job is just great! You are never over burdened with this work, and you can always focus on your grad school classes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good management! More grad students must be given this opportunity, as it provides a great boost to their confidence, helping them with their careers.


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