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San José State University Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work environment, Great colleagues (in 21 reviews)

  • Great place to work for a first job or for a college student looking for a job with flexible hours (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Nothing / No cons to be mentioned (in 17 reviews)

  • If I have to say something, low pay (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "sports"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good place to work nice enivronment

    Cons

    tough to get jobs at right time

    Advice to Management

    create more jobs


  2. "ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    flexible, works around school schedule, min. wage

    Cons

    management ok, no chance for advancement

  3. "Associate Vice President"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at San José State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I loved working for a public university. Being mission driven and supporting the higher education ambitions of thousands of young people is very rewarding. The campus is an energetic place with lots of very interesting people and issues to work on.

    Cons

    A public university is vulnerable to the political whims of the State.


  4. "Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    Great environment, helpful, good to work with

    Cons

    nothing that I can share


  5. "Actively Seeking 2017 summer internship in Computer Engineering"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at San José State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good place for job opportunities.

    Cons

    Industry oriented coursework makes makes application oriented thinking.


  6. "sjsu"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to get jobs if your major is STEM

    Cons

    if you are motivated and want to continue with master or phd after undergrad then this school might not be for you


  7. "Teacher Assoicate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at San José State University full-time

    Pros

    Great Experience, And good students.

    Cons

    Faced problems with parking lots

  8. "Very bureaucratic and political"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at San José State University full-time

    Pros

    There's always something going on and the campus is beautiful to walk.

    Cons

    Although the institution promotes diversity and innovation, politics and bureaucracy often win instead.

    Advice to Management

    Resign.


  9. "n/a"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at San José State University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Every thing was great there

    Cons

    No Cons, Every thing was great

    Advice to Management

    I have nothing to say


  10. "University Housing Service"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at San José State University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice experience with this department.

    Cons

    night shifts and weekend shifts


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