Syracuse University Reviews

Updated Jun 29, 2020

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Syracuse University Chancellor & President Kent Syverud
Kent Syverud
226 Ratings
Pros
  • "nice working environment; colleagues and supervisors are friendly and they are willing to help(in 54 reviews)

  • "Had great mentors, flexible hours(in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "There we no cons of this position(in 23 reviews)

  • "Very low pay scale and heavy workload(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Learning Environment Support Specialist 

    I have been working at Syracuse University part-time

    Pros

    nice working environment; colleagues and supervisors are friendly and they are willing to help

    Cons

    I have no cons at Syracuse university

  2. "Enjoyed my time there"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Concessionist in Syracuse, NY

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

    Pros

    Enjoyed working at various games. Got to do a lot of different types of work. Very flexible schedules.

    Cons

    On your feet a lot.

  3. "Research support lacking"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Syracuse University full-time

    Pros

    Good management and competitive salary

    Cons

    Lack of research support resources

  4. "Great university"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Syracuse University full-time

    Pros

    Great people, resources, and extra-curricular activities.

    Cons

    The professors at Syracuse can be bad.

  5. "The best"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Artificial intelligence lead in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can learn a lot

    Cons

    Nothing that i found negative

  6. "Positive Experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - AEW Facilitator 

    I worked at Syracuse University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Determined students to work with, helpful staff willing to work with you

    Cons

    There are a lot of hoops to jump through to get to the root of what's needed

  7. "Good experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syracuse University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Being. private university , the students receive a lot of perks and on-campus facilities. Depending on the PI, one might not have to TA undergraduate at all.

    Cons

    The weather in non inhabitable as it experiences at least 6 months of snow. It is a party school.

  8. "Excellent Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Event Supervisor in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Syracuse University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fantastic people, fast-paced, vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. Excellent benefits package. Student interaction is by far the best part.

    Cons

    Long days, lots of nights and weekends. Salaries are lower than average, but cost of living in Syracuse is quite low as well.

  9. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on challenging projects, good work space

    Cons

    Can't think of any thing

  10. "Good part time student job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Syracuse University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Developed machine shop skills Developed time management skills

    Cons

    Dead end, not a ton of growth potential

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