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Wesleyan University Reviews

Updated August 14, 2018
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  • "Low pay (but standard for student jobs)" (in 5 reviews)

  • "They don't pay more than minimum wage" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "A comfortable, supportive work environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Academic Specialist in Middletown, CT
    Current Employee - Academic Specialist in Middletown, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wesleyan University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wesleyan is a great place to work for. Small community, very supportive, and excellent work environment

    Cons

    Middletown is a fairly quiet town outside of the academic year


  2. "Student Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wesleyan University part-time

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, pretty busy so it's never boring

    Cons

    Low pay, some students are hard to work with

  3. "Admin Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wesleyan University full-time

    Pros

    great benefit, nice faculty and students, work and life banlance

    Cons

    there are not enough communication among departments.


  4. "Student Worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wesleyan University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy hours if you want, easy jobs if you want them. All and all pretty convenient.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say.


  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Student Building Manager in Middletown, CT
    Current Employee - Student Building Manager in Middletown, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wesleyan University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Laid back in most departments

    Cons

    Being a student and working isn't fun

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Research Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Middletown, CT
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Middletown, CT

    I have been working at Wesleyan University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people and work/life balance

    Cons

    The pay is lower than corporate


  7. "Fine, student work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wesleyan University part-time

    Pros

    Used up my federal aid grant

    Cons

    Nothing really, was a good opportunity to work. Slightly interfered with my studying time, but only marginally

  8. "Flexible hours"

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    Current Employee - Office Worker in Middletown, CT
    Current Employee - Office Worker in Middletown, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wesleyan University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, not too demanding

    Cons

    Low pay (but standard for student jobs)


  9. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I worked at Wesleyan University full-time

    Pros

    Excellent people and place to grow
    Diverse environment

    Cons

    Although the opportunities to excel are great here, the resources are limited.


  10. "Wonderful University Environment"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Middletown, CT
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Middletown, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wesleyan University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small, interactive, wonderful faculty, collaborative

    Cons

    Less funding than other institutions


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