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Temple University Reviews

Updated February 21, 2019
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  • "Most departments do not have room for advancement" (in 10 reviews)

  • "Low pay for the amount of time and effort" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Temple University part-time

    Pros

    easy job good life good

    Cons

    nothing is bad this is good


  2. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Temple University part-time

    Pros

    Nice People that are very helpful and knowledgeable

    Cons

    Little contact outside department

  3. "Great place to work and grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    People care about you and want you to succeed. Great place to get some experiences before stepping into the real industry.

    Cons

    I can't think of any. It's an awesome experience.


  4. "good place to pursue a graduate degree"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The business school has been trying hard to improve graduate programs. A lot more rescources, really good professors, career centers. etc

    Cons

    May be limited to take an intern in industry


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Student worker at Temple University"

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    Current Employee - Student Worker
    Current Employee - Student Worker

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and can easily change shifts if necessary

    Cons

    Depends on the department


  6. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Temple University full-time

    Pros

    Great location and people. Invest in workforce

    Cons

    Large campus can be easy to get lost in the crowd


  7. "RN review"

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    Current Employee - Research Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Research Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University full-time

    Pros

    Great health benefits. Fair salary

    Cons

    As a professional should not have to clock in. Should be salaried employees not hourly

    Advice to Management

    No advise

  8. "Fair education system and good working conditions"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Temple University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Labs at Bioengineering school are great!

    Cons

    Very Old building and quite a few undergraduate students are in the building distracting research assistants.


  9. "Great Work Life"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people, great benefits, and working on a college campus has an uplifting feel

    Cons

    The culture is very silo'd. It's hard to make connections with people beyond your specific department or school.


  10. "Doctoral research"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great research experience, great labmates

    Cons

    some of the profs in the department are not that active in research