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Washington State University Reviews

Updated Feb 25, 2020

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134 Ratings
  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in Pullman, WA
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    Positive Outlook
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    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
  2. "Very Positive Experience"

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    Current Employee - University Ambassador in Pullman, WA
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    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
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  4. "Good Benefits. Expect seniority to move up based on length of service"

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    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Pullman, WA
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    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.

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

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    Current Employee - Director in Pullman, WA
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    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
  6. "Best place to work for a student"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Agent of Student Conduct in Pullman, WA
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    Positive Outlook
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    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
  7. "Great town, great university, mixed-bag employer"

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    Former Employee - Managing Director in Pullman, WA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Washington State University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Quality of life. Interesting work at a world-class institution. Great on-campus perks.

    Cons

    Small-town pettiness often trumps good management. Many entrenched old-timers in charge of departments. Hard to break into management. Politics.

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    Washington State University2019-11-26
  8. "Graduate instructor"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Washington State University part-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to have state worker benefits from some of the local credit unions

    Cons

    Less money for the work

    Washington State University2019-12-06
  9. "Decent Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moses Lake, WA

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

    Pros

    People were good to work with, Job duties were good

    Cons

    Way to much Inconsistency

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    Washington State University2019-12-01
  10. "Great place and fantastic environment"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Richland, WA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Washington State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Well ranked university, Great Engineering Programs

    Cons

    Too remote location from other cities.

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    Washington State University2019-11-14
  11. "Great for Students"

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    Current Employee - Tutor 
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Washington State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, comfortable job with decent pay.

    Cons

    Easy hiring process means that there aren't many competent coworkers.

    Washington State University2019-10-30

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