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Wayne State Detroit Reviews

Updated November 28, 2017
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  • There is not much room for growth (in 5 reviews)

  • Parking is expensive, free parking is difficult to find (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "I worked there as a student assistant and it was very fun"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Wayne State (More than a year)

    Pros

    good pay, time to finish your homework

    Cons

    nothing, had a great time there


  2. "Security"

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    Current Employee - Security in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Security in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Get to enjoy helping people every night. Being able to perform all duties with little to no supervision. Great work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Sometimes customers are intoxicated. Rude and can become hostile. And with little to no supervision I'm required to handle mostly all situations myself.

    Advice to Management

    Very customer friendly. Understand both Spanish and Arabic. Have experience in supervising in a warehouse. Have experience with different hand tools. Have experience with Hilo and pallet jacks.

  3. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great support and tuition benefits
    Nice friendly environment.

    Cons

    Facilities can be developed furthermore

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work


  4. "Device Instrumentation and Software Development"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wayne State full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Innovative , Challenging and great Learning experience

    Cons

    Sometimes tedious and requires lots of patience


  5. "Engineering Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends

    I have been working at Wayne State (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Projects, Lots of Opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of guidance, Deadline Pressure


  6. "Peer Mentor"

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    Former Employee - Peer Mentor in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Peer Mentor in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wayne State part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved being a Biology Peer Mentor. The communication skills it gives you is phenomenal and you feel like you made a difference when your students understand the concepts.

    Cons

    The pay is not good.

    Advice to Management

    Increase salary.


  7. "Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Wayne State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment for research work

    Cons

    Time is limited to work on a research topic as a masters student

  8. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Wayne State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome management and excellent staff to guide.

    Cons

    no cons but shift timing in winter becomes difficult to work.


  9. "Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wayne State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work with

    Cons

    Slow promotion and time consuming


  10. "Great university for graduate student"

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    Current Contractor - Research Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Current Contractor - Research Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good medical insurance for Ph.D student

    Cons

    The salary of teaching assistant for Ph.D student is difference in different department . That not reasonable.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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