Ringling College of Art & Design Reviews

Updated Feb 16, 2020

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Ringling College of Art & Design President Larry R. Thompson
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  • "The only real con to working at Ringling as a student is getting paid minimum wage(in 6 reviews)

  • "Most students at Ringling are so focus on their passion for their chosen major that a distraction is a welcome relief from hard work and dedication(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing environment, minimum pay."

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Data Entry in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. You will most likely love who you work with and for. Work with creatives even in the most strict fields. Good for student workers. Have snacks or free food almost daily.

    Cons

    Minimum wage. Moving up is very difficult.

  2. "Intense pros and cons"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ringling College of Art & Design full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Creative environment with interesting projects and colleagues.

    Cons

    Creative environment with interesting projects and colleagues leads to frustration, inconsistency and upset sometimes.

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  3. "Good gone bad"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Ringling College of Art & Design full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits, location, coworkers, all great.

    Cons

    Very poor management and supervision where employees are concerned. Career advancement is nearly nonexistent and discouraged . HR is ineffective. Too many meetings not enough results. Staffing is sparse creating huge workloads for all. Technology for employees is outdated, almost archaic and treated as a luxury, not a necessity. Professional development is nearly nonexistent.

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  4. "Great"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Gallery Assistant 

    I worked at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work among creatives.

    Cons

    I was part time so not applicable.

  5. "Great!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Sarasota, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    understandable bosses when it comes to school work

    Cons

    Pay could be better. The hours aren't a lot but since my focus is to study, its ok

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  6. "Great work environment, too many responsibilities"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Resident Assistant in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Housing and Meals fully covered Guaranteed Housing Great, friendly work environment

    Cons

    There's a lot of responsibilities associated with the RA position that often go beyond the 20 hours a week you are allowed to work. Too many unnecessary meetings and activities cuts into time that should be spent studying.

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  7. "Part time student job"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time

    Pros

    Got to get paid enough to keep myself fed while at school.

    Cons

    Its work. Not much con just expect to work. Sometimes manual labor stuff.

  8. "Lab Monitor"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sarasota, FL

    I worked at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours with course load.

    Cons

    Sometimes stressful with course load.

  9. "Resident Assistant."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ringling College of Art & Design part-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to meet seniors who often offer a lot of wisdom, and connect with other students in different majors. Also - free room and board.

    Cons

    If you're in a demanding major, the job can consume time.

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  10. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ringling College of Art & Design full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Always something new and interesting happening. Employer pays for employee health & life insurance...family cost is minimal. 2 to 5 weeks vacation + 2 weeks off over the holidays + 3 personal days + up to 12 days sick

    Cons

    Too much to do in time available

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