Stony Brook University Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
291 Ratings
Pros
  • "A good working environment with friendly people(in 61 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, decent pay, get experience(in 33 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long Island is tough to live in if you are not from there(in 32 reviews)

  • "Expensive cost of living & high taxes(in 29 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      May 7, 2021 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice environment to be in

      Cons

      No cons, give it a try

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great job

      May 7, 2021 - Student Technologist in Stony Brook, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Kind and accommodating staff, flexible hours, good pay

      Cons

      Nature of job and difficult customers.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Music Educator

      May 5, 2021 - Adjunct Professor in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      New York based musical. DMA in music performance. Works well with all ages.

      Cons

      Lack of experience teaching on the elementary school level.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic Position

      May 6, 2021 - Graduate Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexlible, Paid Well, Great Atmosphere.

      Cons

      No cons working in my role.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great school

      May 4, 2021 - Medical Scribe in Flushing, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - opportunities and a lot of benefits

      Cons

      - small school and mostly commuter

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Low Salary for TAs

      May 7, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely place and good neighborhood.

      Cons

      Low salary and heavy duty.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Student Assistant for Campus Department

      Apr 30, 2021 - Student Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly and ambitious peers. Interesting projects

      Cons

      Scheduling which might have improved

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Cost of Living is atrocious.

      May 4, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Stony Brook, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good university with research resources

      Cons

      Cost of Living is atrocious. Salary not commensurate with real estate prices and cost of living.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Apr 23, 2021 - Registered Nurse in New Suffolk, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment and friendly

      Cons

      Stressful sometimes to handle on busy days

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      RN

      Apr 20, 2021 - BSRN Nursing 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work and salary is good

      Cons

      Nothing to think of now

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