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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Reviews

Updated July 6, 2017
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University of Louisiana at Lafayette President Dr. E. Joseph Savoie
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  • no room to really grow, very low pay (in 4 reviews)

  • very repetitive minimum wage work but you know what your getting into so you cant complain (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent employer while obtaining degree"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time

    Pros

    - Excellent employer while obtaining degree
    - Willing to work around class/exam schedule
    - Great networking opportunities

    Cons

    - Strict hour cap (for part time employees)
    - Pay rate Cap (for part time employees)


  2. "-"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Louisiana at Lafayette full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice place for studying and living.

    Cons

    Nothing to tell about the cons.

  3. "Student Coach"

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

    I worked at University of Louisiana at Lafayette full-time

    Pros

    Job environment is very laid back and everyone is helpful.

    Cons

    takes forever to receive your checks


  4. "Undergraduate research / student worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunities to meet professors and other students outside your department; made some good connections; learned a lot working on research

    Cons

    Little to no funding for undergraduate researchers in engineering (I was paid by a grant awarded to me & by a professor in a different department than I was doing research in); had to fight my way around corners to get my voice heard; many of the engineering laboratories are out of date

    Advice to Management

    to the engineering college - need more funding for engineering societies, for laboratory equipment, and for undergraduate researchers or assistants


  5. "STEP Lab Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time

    Pros

    worked around youre school schedule.

    Cons

    none that i can think of.


  6. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Louisiana at Lafayette full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Academic assistants is excellent. Faculty are wonderful and very helpful. Graduate school Dean is excellent.

    Cons

    Little administrative support in classroom. Computers and Equipment are outdated. Paperwork is redundant and time consuming.


  7. "part time student worker"

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    Former Employee - Student Housing Worker
    Former Employee - Student Housing Worker

    I worked at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    co-workers were friendly and facilities were accomidating

    Cons

    paid every two weeks, lack of managerial structure

    Advice to Management

    develop a better system for tracking and completing work orders in dorm rooms

  8. "Grad Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time

    Pros

    This is very nice place to work.

    Cons

    I dont have any negatives for this institution.


  9. "Research at UL"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging projects which would be the future of energy, Good Team environment and freedom, Supervison and opportunities to expose to companies.

    Cons

    Work space, Personnel office or cabin provided should be more better


  10. "Teaching Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Louisiana at Lafayette part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    As a teaching assistant, I enjoy helping students along with I learn new things and new ways in approaching to various tasks from students.

    Cons

    Poor internet connection, no A/C after 5:00pm


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