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Updated June 18, 2018
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Timothy D. Sands
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  • "You feel like you're in the middle of no-where with the exception of the small town, Christiansburg" (in 41 reviews)

  • "it is located in a small town far away from big cities which make it a little boring some times" (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "GRA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Virginia Tech part-time

    Pros

    Good to gain in-depth knowledge in the field

    Cons

    Depends on how good the advisor is


  2. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Tech part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most people are very passionate about their work and the environment is very welcoming and friendly.

    Cons

    Scheduling can be erratic and you may not receive as many hours as you might like during each scheduling period

  3. "Good Quality Of Life"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Virginia Tech full-time

    Pros

    There are always interesting projects happening

    Cons

    Usual bureaucratic issues associated with larger institutions


  4. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time

    Pros

    Reduced Health Insurance, In-state tuition, huge library with free database

    Cons

    work more than 20h per week


  5. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Having worked for over twenty years at Virginia Tech, is a great community

    Cons

    There can be cliques that limit your ability to contribute


  6. "Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virginia Tech full-time

    Pros

    Nice small college town if you are into that

    Cons

    Huge lack of diversity, very political, not much to do locally, little action from administration on matters of importance


  7. "Communications Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Virginia Tech part-time

    Pros

    Great office environment and learning opportunities for furthering education and certificates!

    Cons

    No cons for working part-time in the communications department!

  8. "Great Place!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time

    Pros

    Academically Excellent in its opportunities

    Cons

    Expensive in tuition costs and expenses.


  9. "Awesome"

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

    I have been working at Virginia Tech part-time

    Pros

    VT is the best place to work!

    Cons

    There are no real problems.


  10. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Virginia Tech part-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work with, good location, nice people.

    Cons

    There is no cons here


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