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The Ohio State University Reviews

Updated August 15, 2017
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  • Low Pay, most student jobs will pay minimum wage (in 70 reviews)

  • As a graduate research assistant, finding the right work/life balance is always tricky (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "a truly great university"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Columbus, OH

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

    Pros

    great students and teachers; abundant opportunities; nice staff members

    Cons

    not really many cons; one thing is that the salary is relatively low compared to private universities


  2. "Ohio State"

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    Former Employee - Veterinarian
    Former Employee - Veterinarian
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Ohio State University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, resources, and facilities.

    Cons

    None that I can think of at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    None.

  3. "OSU Airport"

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    Former Employee - Line Service in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Line Service in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Ohio State University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, great benefits

    Cons

    Cold in the winter and hot in the summer


  4. "A work friendly relaxed experience"

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    Current Employee - Associate In Recreation Center in Tigard, OR
    Current Employee - Associate In Recreation Center in Tigard, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay
    Great Coworkers
    Relaxed Environment
    Work Study Friendly
    Clients are Non Combative
    Friendly Manager and Team Leaders
    Constantly Updated Amenities

    Cons

    The job can become boring if not studying
    Many injuries occur as it is a recreation center
    Some coworkers have issues missing shifts


  5. "research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Ohio State University part-time

    Pros

    good experience foe student in college

    Cons

    the environment really depends on you are working with.


  6. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice working environment, the people around you are nice.

    Cons

    there is nothing bad, everything went smoothly.


  7. "Peer Mentor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Ohio State University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours that accommodate a students schedule well

    Cons

    Ten hour per week maximum while enrolled as a student

  8. "Student Assistant in the Office of Advancement"

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

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

    Pros

    Great place to work! The people I work with are great.

    Cons

    I have nothing to complain about.


  9. "Lots of change, all for the positive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great work / life balance. Organization has a very rewarding mission

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy, decentralized decision making leads to some counterproductive activities across campus


  10. "Assistant Dean"

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    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 (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great position! No problem! Great

    Cons

    None. No problem. Greatest

    Advice to Management

    None


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