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Temple University Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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  • Lack of communication between full-time faculty and adjuncts, no health or dental benefits, no hierarchical pay scale for contract employees (in 8 reviews)

  • As a student worker (not through the proram) you still receive low pay (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work for young MA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University full-time

    Pros

    The environment and people were always great

    Cons

    Schedule and timing. I always had the late shift


  2. "Decent environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you like being stable, this is a place for you

    Cons

    There's not much creativity going on

  3. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Can go to school for free

    Cons

    An urban school that benefits strongly from its positioning within a down trodden neighborhood, but does very little to give back.

    Advice to Management

    Give back to the community instead of feeding on the streets of north broad


  4. "Security Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, Support, Documentation system, Opportunities, hands on experience with vital security tools relevant to the security world today.

    Cons

    No downsides. Everything was helpful in my journey from switching fields.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be supportive, and helpful in all aspects!


  5. "Work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It's a great place to work if you need flexibility. All you need to do is ask.

    Cons

    Most departments do not have room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    My advice to management, view everyone's resume or CV with great detail. You may miss your best hire


  6. "Fantastic Company, Great People"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are friendly and considerate

    Cons

    Compensation could be better, but overall not bad


  7. "Academic Advising"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University part-time

    Pros

    Free classes, working with students, great dean

    Cons

    Time management of staff and students

  8. "Good job for early 20's"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Temple University full-time

    Pros

    Pay and Benefits, free food

    Cons

    unprofessional, hire random people off the street (temps)


  9. "Information Technology Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University part-time

    Pros

    very flexible schedule, the supervisor is nice

    Cons

    limited working hours, the payment is pretty low


  10. "Temple"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Temple University full-time

    Pros

    week off for Christmas
    great healthcare

    Cons

    lack of resources and support
    They hire from within but put the employees down who try to negotiate and hold it against them for being internal


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