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Temple University Reviews

Updated April 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Good benefits, especially tuition remission (in 26 reviews)

  • Worked with some of the best people I ever worked with, numerous intelligent people, great work/life balance (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • 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 13 reviews)

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  1. "Temple is a wonderful place to work because Temple employer they do not just train you.They train you for life."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerk V in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Clerk V in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Temple is surround by a lot postive history, a loving active community. From Temple to the street Templ know you by your name.

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons. If I haf to say something then I would say no matter what conner you walk to you will always find someone that you know.


  2. "Could be better."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Phila, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Temple University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, some of the workers are great people, flexible, good balance of work and life, food can be good

    Cons

    Works have to work case loads of two workers.


  3. "not bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Philadelphia, PA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Temple University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I like Temple and the students and community there is good. My direct supervisor was also great.

    Cons

    I was an adjunct and man, do they not care at all about adjuncts even though adjuncts make the world go round.


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  5. "Postdoc in education"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Temple University (More than a year)

    Pros

    diverse, urban campus with plenty of smart students

    Cons

    terrible support of graduate students


  6. "Excellent place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA

    Pros

    Inclusive and diverse
    Philadelphia is a wonderful city to be in

    Cons

    Honestly, nothing comes to mind.


  7. "secretary"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Secretary Assistant Director of Scheduling in Hatboro, PA
    Former Employee - Secretary Assistant Director of Scheduling in Hatboro, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Temple University (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Student interaction and helping them with their questions and problems was greatly satisfying..

    Cons

    Do not care about employees.


  8. "It paid the bills, was slightly unorganized"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Supervisor in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Assistant Supervisor in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very laid back staff with fairly straight forward task requirements. Good pay

    Cons

    Almost too laid back of staff, a little too much politics and favoritism. Lack of organization

    Advice to Management

    Be fair in criticism


  9. "Student Worker"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    hours are flexible, based on your schedule

    Cons

    pay is not that great, no raises


  10. "Intern, Facility Construction and Design Team"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good management, allows flexible schedule around classes.

    Cons

    Budget cuts mean less hours


  11. "Temple University Harrisburg: Excellent Institution for Contract Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in York, PA
    Former Employee - Consultant in York, PA
    Recommends

    I worked at Temple University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Allow independence based upon expertise
    Willing to pay for quality work
    Timely payments

    Cons

    I have no cons to submit


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