Stony Brook University Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2020

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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
249 Ratings
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  • "The long island area is expensive(in 28 reviews)

  • "No cons as such, loved everything about my work(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "great university"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stony Brook University full-time

    Pros

    proximity to NYC beast sunny university

    Cons

    no social life ugly halls old professor

  2. "Student Assistant"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment, very kind people

    Cons

    no cons! I had a great experience

  3. "Amazing Student Work Position"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - AV Support Assistant 

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time

    Pros

    - Organized task assignment - Clear responsibilities - Friendly supervisors who are always willing to help

    Cons

    - Nothing I can think of.

  4. "Great Value"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University full-time

    Pros

    Research is good in terms of science

    Cons

    Undergraduate study can be better

  5. "Part-Time Student Jobs"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Admissions 

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time

    Pros

    Easy hire and interview process wasn't too long

    Cons

    Usually pays just minimum wage and limited hours for certain jobs

  6. "Good Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Academic Advisor in Stony Brook, NY

    I worked at Stony Brook University full-time

    Pros

    Good school, good growth opportunities

    Cons

    Long Island is tough to live in if you are not from there

  7. "Working at SBU"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University part-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity for students' growth.

    Cons

    The low hourly wage received

  8. "Great Experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Residence Hall Director in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Stony Brook University full-time

    Pros

    Supportive coworkers, lots of opportunity for professional development and to serve on different committees across campus, good living conditions, flexibility

    Cons

    lot of politics when it comes to making change, large institution which can mean you get lost in the shuffle

  9. "Good place to conduct research"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Stony Brook, NY

    I have been working at Stony Brook University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Tranquil campus and good working environment. Great mentor-ship and colleague

    Cons

    Far from the urban area

  10. "Graduate Assistant for Academic Judiciary"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant 

    I worked at Stony Brook University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity for students to grow in a professional setting while going to school.

    Cons

    Difficult to secure a campus job in the first semester.

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