West Virginia University Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee
E. Gordon Gee
194 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly work environment; collaborative spirit(in 42 reviews)

  • "Great small town community in Morgantown(in 22 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Morgantown does not have as much to offer as you expect for a large college town(in 18 reviews)

  • "Hard to make connections for future career, expensive living for a small town(in 17 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      May 12, 2021 - Coach in Cleveland, OH
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      Pros

      Networking was a plus for sure

      Cons

      Long hours were a constant

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Worth the housing

      May 10, 2021 - Resident Assistant in Morgantown, WV
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      Pros

      Housing was covered, coworkers were great, job was fairly easy

      Cons

      freshman need their hand held often

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    3. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Young People, Look Elsewhere for Job Opportunities!

      Apr 12, 2021 - Program Coordinator in Morgantown, WV
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      Pros

      Decent benefits, good amounts of both sick and annual leave

      Cons

      Low salary; often ridiculous workload; very isolating (even pre-pandemic); out-of-touch and overpaid administration; disconnect between stated mission/values and actual practices; culture of overwork

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      WVU

      May 3, 2021 - Undergraduate Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours Great choice for experience

      Cons

      It’s an easy way to get sucked into higher ed

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good place to work and grow professionally

      Apr 29, 2021 - Assistant Professor in Morgantown, WV
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      Pros

      people are nice, relaxed atmosphere

      Cons

      salaries not as high as some places

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Worked in Math Labs to mentor underclassmen.

      Apr 18, 2021 - Math Tutor in Morgantown, WV
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      Pros

      Great hours, great pay, gets to understand math concepts to a more in depth level.

      Cons

      If you're a student worker, it does take time away from your studies.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Research Assistant

      Apr 19, 2021 - Research Assistant in Morgantown, WV
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      Pros

      Research Assistant Research Assistant Research Assistant

      Cons

      I do not thinks there is any main cons as Research Assistant in university

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to learn

      Apr 22, 2021 - Manager in Morgantown, WV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Create faculty and staff to learn from

      Cons

      Benefits are not the greatest

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Lots of opportunities

      May 8, 2021 - Human Resources in Morgantown, WV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Leave options for employees

      Cons

      Depends on the department of raises happen often.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      N/A

      Apr 16, 2021 - Fellow - Hematology/Oncology in Morgantown, WV
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      Pros

      Academic, Clinical exposure, Teaching opportunity. Good compensation.

      Cons

      Not a big city, no nearest international airport.

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