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Washington State University Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2020

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85%
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Washington State University President  Kirk Schulz (no image)
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129 Ratings
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  • "Some people dont like living in Pullman, but its such a nice small town(in 30 reviews)

  • "Limited full-time teaching opportunities for non-doctoral job candidates(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "A wonderful experience"

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    Former Employee - Regional Admissions Counselor 
    Recommends

    I worked at Washington State University full-time

    Pros

    -Autonomy and trust given by supervisors -Fair salary range -Fun and supportive team -Open to new ideas and trying new things

    Cons

    Sometimes there was miscommunication coming from higher ups in administration, but I imagine there is some of that at all large universities

    Washington State University2019-09-10
  2. "Good Place to work Overall"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Opportunities to interact with some great people from the University community. Friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Pay is kind of low. Limited growth potential.

    Washington State University2020-01-16
  3. "Graduate research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Agente Assicurativo 

    I worked at Washington State University part-time

    Pros

    safe, quiet, eyes, dental included.

    Cons

    life is not convenient

    Washington State University2020-01-17
  4. "Amazing place to work"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Washington State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, teamwork emphasis

    Cons

    Work life balance can be a struggle sometimes

    Washington State University2020-01-14
  5. "It was alright"

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    Current Employee - Consulting Software IT Specialist 

    I have been working at Washington State University part-time

    Pros

    Easy hours and decent pay

    Cons

    They need to be more accommodating with schedules.

    Washington State University2020-01-13
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Peaceful, friendly environment. Everyone is working in harmony.

    Cons

    Fund crisis. It is hard to get research fund.

    Washington State University2019-12-29
  7. "Very Positive Experience"

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    Current Employee - University Ambassador in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly and accepting work environment and everyone is willing to help and contribute.

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to manage stressful weeks of school with exams and projects and still focus at work.

    Washington State University2019-12-18
  8. "Good Benefits. Expect seniority to move up based on length of service"

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    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits. Good pulse.

    Cons

    Lots of discussion regarding progress and change... mostly discussion.

    Advice to Management

    Move up people who care, and move out those that create cogs in the wheel.

    Washington State University2019-12-13
  9. "Low salary"

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    Current Employee - Director in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    If you like working with college aged people, it's a great place to work.

    Cons

    You can make more money in industry.

    Washington State University2019-12-11
  10. "Best place to work for a student"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Agent of Student Conduct in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Washington State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Helping students navigate difficult situations. Setting up appointments. A very good place to build professional skills.

    Cons

    I have no cons to post.

    Washington State University2019-12-06
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