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San José State University San Jose Reviews

Updated August 7, 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. "Video Production Department"

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    Current Employee - Video Producer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Video Producer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at San José State University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    On campus
    Networking opportunities
    Involved with campus events

    Cons

    Limited hours per week
    Minimum wage


  2. "San Jose State has ample on-campus job opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great on-campus opportunities to build relationships with peers and self-learning

    Cons

    My weekly hours were too low

  3. "Good source of income and learning for Masters Students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at San José State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment, Great colleagues

    Cons

    No cons (at least for me)


  4. "Lecturer/Writer"

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    Former Contractor - Online Editor in San Jose, CA
    Former Contractor - Online Editor in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at San José State University as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Academically stable oldest university in San Jose, CA. Advisors and learning environment are great!

    Cons

    Not enough professors of color

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work up in education & fill the technical workforce shortage demand


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Network Administrator in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Network Administrator in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment and good benefits.

    Cons

    did not found any such cons of working here.


  6. "n/a"

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    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


  7. "University Housing Service"

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    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

  8. "Web Assistant"

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    Current Employee - User Experience Designer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - User Experience Designer in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Helpful, caring and positive co-workers

    Cons

    So far everything is positive


  9. "Great!"

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment, Flexible, Staff is very understanding.

    Cons

    If I have to say something, low pay.


  10. "Student review"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great University. Lower fees and great value for money

    Cons

    Professors and courses not that great.

    Advice to Management

    Please try to appoint better professors and to keep class strength low.


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