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Updated February 19, 2017
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The Ohio State University Interim President Joseph A. Alutto
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  • Low Pay, most student jobs will pay minimum wage (in 61 reviews)

  • There are really no cons that I can think off (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at The Ohio State University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - lots of employee benefits like able to take 2 courses in the univ for free, good health insurance coverage,

    Cons

    - the job was not as intellectually challenging, very monotonous


  2. "Excellent work and benefits"

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

    I have been working at The Ohio State University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, it's a very large institution so we have basically everything here.

    Cons

    Sometimes processes can be bureaucratic


  3. "GRA Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Ohio State University part-time

    Pros

    Pay is pretty good, considering you are still a student.

    Cons

    Probably none. It's the best you can expect.


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  5. "good resources"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at The Ohio State University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good resources, environment, values, culture

    Cons

    pay is not great but that's to be expected for some positions.


  6. "Great Student Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resident Advisor
    Current Employee - Resident Advisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Ohio State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Good compensation
    -Good community feel
    -Rewarding

    Cons

    -Large time commitment for a student

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  7. "OCIO Student Response"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - OCIO Student Response in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - OCIO Student Response in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Ohio State University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Meet a lot of people, Fun environment

    Cons

    Only 28 hours a week for students


  8. "Student Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Ohio State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The work environment was always incredible. The staff at my current job is the best staff I have ever interacted with and I was lucky to receive the opportunity that they gave me.

    Cons

    I do not really have any cons about the job, I am a working through a work/study and I have never had any complaints.

    Advice to Management

    Management was the best. I have never interacted with such accommodating and responsible professionals. My manager became a friend that I can turn to when in need


  9. "Student Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Research Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Student Research Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Ohio State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible hours, interesting work depending on department

    Cons

    Low Pay, most student jobs will pay minimum wage


  10. "Student Review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Ohio State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment to start your career in

    Cons

    There are really no cons that I can think off


  11. "Graduate Research Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Ohio State University full-time

    Pros

    Work with young students; internationally-friendly

    Cons

    Midwest area, difficult to travel internationally

    Advice to Management

    Good



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