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Wright State University Reviews

Updated April 28, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Labs, very independent work environment (in 14 reviews)

  • Great people, positive working culture, great benefits including tuition remission (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • There are no cons in this place (in 9 reviews)

  • low pay per hour, could be more (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "TECHNICAL ASSISTANT DISABILITY SERVICES"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wright State University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is a good place to start your career, cool environment

    Cons

    the pay is scale is less because of low funds and all

    Advice to Management

    everything is good as it is a public organisation i dont worry about the pat


  2. "Brief Review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working in a well balanced environment and around helpful people. All in all you can be creative, pursue the degree while you're working on projects relative to it.

    Cons

    Sometimes asking for stuff that everybody knows that they need to be done, is very complex. Requires a lot of authorizations to be able to change non-working work plans.


  3. "Small university with a lot of fun"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wright State University full-time

    Pros

    We have a lot of research going on here, which is a good learning experience.

    Cons

    Parking is always very busy during fall and spring


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  5. "GRA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great faculty who supports and pushes you to greater heights

    Cons

    I need to be hard working to survive


  6. "Nice place to work if you can tolerate the politics"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wright State University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and they will give you a discount on tuition for your kids.

    Cons

    If you are not a raging liberal your co-workers might drive you nuts


  7. "PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Dayton, OH

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

    Pros

    Wonderful support for this program

    Cons

    It can be difficult to find a parking space


  8. "Good Computer Department"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dayton, OH
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professor from many different country. And department promote the cyber security fields

    Cons

    Location in a small town in the middle east area. Relative few opportunity for the international people.


  9. "Review of Math tutor"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Math Tutor in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Math Tutor in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment and facilities provided

    Cons

    Everything is good and i am glad to work at wright state university


  10. "GTA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - GTA in Fairborn, OH
    Current Employee - GTA in Fairborn, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best place to work. I enjoy

    Cons

    Less compensations. Not career oriented


  11. "Image Truther"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Image Truther in Fairborn, OH
    Former Employee - Image Truther in Fairborn, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worked whenever I wanted, and however long I wanted. The perfect college job.

    Cons

    Some downtime towards the end of the project before cancelation

    Advice to Management

    None


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