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Updated February 22, 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 40 reviews)

  • it is located in a small town far away from big cities which make it a little boring some times (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice and diverse city in addition
    Family support community

    Cons

    Insurance doesn't cover dependents of a research assistant.


  2. "Great School to work for"

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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 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very collaborative and friendly people.

    Cons

    Parking is poor and salary is low.

  3. "Grader"

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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 has a very friendly professional environment and has a beautiful and peaceful campus. Though work may be demanding at times, it has never overwhelmed me and keeps me interested.

    Cons

    The location of the University is probably the biggest and only con as far as Virginia tech is concerned. You feel like you're in the middle of no-where with the exception of the small town, Christiansburg


  4. "Work Environment"

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

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

    Pros

    Nice People to work with

    Cons

    Course material differ from one Professor to another


  5. "Grad Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA

    I have been working at Virginia Tech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is a High Educational University

    Cons

    It has Bad offices for students.

    Advice to Management

    I advise spending more money for students.


  6. "Virginia Tech Dining Services"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant Manager in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant Manager in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working in campus as a student is very convenient. Shift times and hours are very convenient and made to fit to your schedule.

    Cons

    Sunday shifts are required as I am a Student Assistant Manager.

    Advice to Management

    Ask for more feedback from student employees when making decisions. Special events should be planned further ahead of time with more of a warning given to employees.


  7. "Good strong culture"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Blacksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Blacksburg, VA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People believe in VT as a culture and way of life

    Cons

    small town - not a lot of sophistication

    Advice to Management

    continue your good work

  8. "great location if you like swva"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Virginia Tech full-time

    Pros

    commute from anywhere in the nrv is smooth.

    Cons

    typical problems working at an academic institution.


  9. "Good Dining Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Virginia Tech part-time

    Pros

    Learned a lot, good experience

    Cons

    Standing for hours, rigid schedule


  10. "Great"

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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 (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, paid education, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Location is great for families...not so great for single professionals


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