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Southern Illinois University Reviews

Updated Jun 10, 2019

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Found 349 reviews

3.9
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76%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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Carlo Montemagno
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work environment, have time to study(in 21 reviews)

  • "Learning how a large institution such as SIU functions and get a sense of how the real world operates(in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are no cons about this place(in 11 reviews)

  • "Work Pressure is comparatively more that the other student workers(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Good work environment"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 

      I have been working at Southern Illinois University part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good work environment, have time to study

      Cons

      There are no cons about this place

      Southern Illinois University2019-06-11
    • "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Endocrinology Fellow 

      I have been working at Southern Illinois University full-time

      Pros

      good patient load, friendly staff

      Cons

      nothing to say at this moment

      Southern Illinois University2019-06-08
    • "Student Worker"

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        Current Employee - Student Worker 

        I have been working at Southern Illinois University part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        The hours are very flexible

        Cons

        There aren't any cons working here

        Southern Illinois University2019-06-07
      • "Good School"

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        Current Employee - Research Assistant in Carbondale, IL

        I have been working at Southern Illinois University part-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Supportive, kind and friendly environment, Good platform to develop yourself professionally. 12 months funding available for Grad students

        Cons

        No coverage of health insurance for grad students who are working part-time in the university

        Southern Illinois University2019-06-02
      • "Laid Back"

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          Current Employee - Student Worker 

          I have been working at Southern Illinois University part-time

          Pros

          Learn a bunch and very Laid back

          Cons

          can't go above certain hours, and don't get paid a lot although I do a lot of work.

          Southern Illinois University2019-05-06
        • "Great School, Great Students, Change is Slow"

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          Current Employee - NTT Faculty in Carbondale, IL
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Southern Illinois University full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          Freedom to teach as you see fit, awesome students, overall good atmosphere

          Cons

          University systems are maddening, getting even simple changes approved by upper administrators is a challenge and makes for slow progress

          Southern Illinois University2019-04-11
        • "Great!"

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          Current Employee - Testing Proctor 

          I have been working at Southern Illinois University part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          They have really flexible hours for student workers.

          Cons

          When you are a student worker, you can only work 20 hours a week.

          Southern Illinois University2019-04-08
        • "Excellent Place!"

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          Current Employee - Graduate Assistant 
          Recommends

          I have been working at Southern Illinois University part-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          Flexible Hours. Great benefits as a Graduate Assistance, including stipend and Tuition waiver

          Cons

          There are no cons about this place

          Southern Illinois University2019-03-29
        • "Rapidly changing administration"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Southern Illinois University full-time

            Pros

            Opportunities for paid educational advancement

            Cons

            Administration has changed so frequently, no clear plan forward has been established. Slow moving for change.

            Southern Illinois University2019-04-12
          • "Good Research"

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              Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

              I worked at Southern Illinois University part-time for more than a year

              Pros

              Good Research Environment in the university

              Cons

              Too less pay for Graduate Researcher

              Southern Illinois University2019-04-02
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