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Stony Brook University Reviews

Updated March 20, 2019
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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
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  • "salary is very low compare to cost of living" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Salary is relatively low when you're living on Long Island" (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "An Excellent Workplace Environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stony Brook University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Much support and many oppportunities

    Cons

    Stipend is a bit low.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing.


  2. "Division of Information Technology Senior Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time

    Pros

    A lot of flexibility with work schedule and good team environment.

    Cons

    Tasks do get a bit repetitive.

  3. "Flexible and Great Job"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant
    Current Employee - Student Assistant

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great office environment, friendly atmosphere
    Great management

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of


  4. "Good environment and nice supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    well paid, nice coworkers and supervisor

    Cons

    bad coordination between departments, sometimes messed up


  5. "Great Student Employment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Facilities Office in Stony Brook, NY
    Former Employee - Facilities Office in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Very flexible with hours
    -can work short or long shifts
    -very nice manager

    Cons

    -small office with no windows
    -no parking offered, have to park in the commuter lot which is very far away and requires a bus to get to


  6. "Research Assistant in Stony Brook University"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are very nice.
    Project is interesting.

    Cons

    Sometimes it's too busy, lots of meetings


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Staff is helpful and understand you are a student before you are an employee

    Cons

    Can get extremely boring, don't really get too many hours

  8. "Good Benefits"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Peer Tutor in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Peer Tutor in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    paid for every minute you work.

    Cons

    Sometimes you don't get appointments


  9. "Jobs review"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting jobs, student involvement, self improvement.

    Cons

    Sometimes bothers your studying time.


  10. "research in Stony Brook University"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stony Brook University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good health insurance for workers

    Cons

    I don't have any cons.