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Wayne State Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson
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Pros
  • Great work environment an very accommodating work schedules (in 28 reviews)

  • Great benefits for me and live-in boyfriend (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • Parking is expensive and promotions can be very difficult if you are not in the right circles despite your credentials (in 5 reviews)

  • There is not much room for growth (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "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 Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    A fair workload and the professor is helpful.

    Cons

    The development of our department is relatively slow.


  2. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work at

    Cons

    Nothing as for as cons are concerned

  3. "Wayne State University"

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

    I worked at Wayne State part-time

    Pros

    The administration and my colleagues were all excellent.

    Cons

    None that I personally experienced.

    Advice to Management

    Keep reaching out to the community around you, as we could all benefit from continued education.


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    Incredible benefit package, growth opportunities, taking pride in making a difference

    Cons

    For staff positions, pay is on the low side but is competitive if you consider the benefits package


  5. "good place to grow and work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wayne State part-time

    Pros

    Good university to learn and give growth to your career

    Cons

    Not very high compensation and benefits


  6. "Good company with good supervisors"

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

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    Working on the administrative side, there are a number a good supervisors, the benefits are excellent and there are great co-workers. The campus has plenty of amenities like better health programs, continued education and discount event tickets.

    Cons

    A number of supervisors need updated management courses.

    Advice to Management

    Send the managers/supervisors to management courses.


  7. "Student Worker"

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly management, relax work, suitable for students

    Cons

    not having a fix schedule.

  8. "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


  9. "Great Professors"

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

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    Great professors- downtown is amazing. I think the president is doing a great job.

    I real business, entrepreneurial-like college.

    Cons

    Getting expensive not to mention parking.


  10. "Program Assistatn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and time off!

    Cons

    The co workers are old!


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