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San José State University Reviews

Updated Sep 5, 2019

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San José State University CEO Mary A. Papazian
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69 Ratings
  1. "Bowling Center"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor 

    I worked at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at as a student!

    Cons

    The shift given to student was only 3-4hrs a day.

    San José State University2019-03-12
  2. "Setup and Troubleshooting Hardware/software"

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    Current Employee - IT Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work culture,People Respect your job

    Cons

    Not proving fulltime, Less Wage

    San José State University2019-03-10
  3. "Good Research work"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Scope for learning new things

    Cons

    Heavy load of work and less pointers to look for.

    San José State University2019-03-23
  4. "Designer Interview"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Designer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at San José State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The interview was straightforward

    Cons

    Marketing collateral for events are almost the same every year.

    San José State University2019-03-22
  5. "Great Job"

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    Current Employee - AV Technician in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good pay, great job, flexible timings

    Cons

    Long Shifts are given sometimes

    San José State University2019-03-03
  6. "Student's Assisstance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    On campus, great for students

    Cons

    minimum wage, confusing documentation process

    San José State University2019-03-15
  7. "Great research projects to get interesting experience."

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Young and energetic professors who work on exciting and challenging projects. Freedom to be creative in ways to contribute to the project.

    Cons

    Pay and benefits could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more research opportunities for the students.

    San José State University2019-02-25
  8. "Student assistant in student union"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant 

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

    Pros

    The management was very friendly.

    Cons

    Everything was good while i was working there

    San José State University2019-02-25
  9. "IT helpdesk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    it was ok student work place

    Cons

    it was boring work, but convenient

    San José State University2019-03-06
  10. "Working as student"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at San José State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Flexibility with time. The time availability is highly negotiable.

    Cons

    - 40-hour limit imposed on all students working part-time. As a teaching assistant, my professor needed more hours from me to properly assist him. His request was rejected, and I am currently working more hours than I am actually paid for.

    Advice to Management

    Please focus on the quality of the education as an institution for knowledge.

    San José State University2019-03-02
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