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Florida International University Reviews

Updated 21 April 2015
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  1. Awesome Finance Experience!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Florida International University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I got trained to do financial analysis. My MS Excel knowledge increased immensely thanks to helping my professor with market analysis, graphs and securities.

    Cons

    Nothing was a con overall. I loved the job I was doing. It contributed a lot to get the experience I needed for the financial field

  2. Helpful (1)

    Disorganization is the name of the game

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Florida International University

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The weather, people are generally nice, tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    No communication across departments, people move at their own pace and complacency is very common.

  3. Student

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL (US)

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good facilities, great campus and decent sized classes

    Cons

    Isolate campus, long drive, crowded

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  5. A postdoctoral researcher

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Miami, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Miami, FL (US)

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great professors to work with.
    The university is expanding fast.
    Campus is beautiful and provides plenty choices for food.
    Convenient public transit on campus.

    Cons

    Parking is horribly difficult at the main campus.
    Some management staff are unfriendly and very slow.
    Salary is relatively low.

    Advice to Management

    Build more garages and recruit qualified staff.

  6. Helpful (1)

    Decent entry level job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    Over worked and under paid.

    Cons

    Little room for advancement. Men and women in same position (with same or more experience) are not paid equally.

    Advice to Management

    Promotions not based on merit.

  7. Research assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    you can learn much more than your imagination

    Cons

    not to much salary, and you need to find one study route that belongs to yourself.

  8. School of Engineering Student Assistant (Tutor)

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Miami, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Miami, FL (US)

    I worked at Florida International University part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, nice co-worker

    Cons

    not helpful for developing professional skills since it's a tutor.

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more organized about the project.

  9. Technician Aide

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida International University

    Pros

    The pros of working here is being on campus and being able to go straight to class afterwards.

    Cons

    The pay could be higher, but its a University so what do you expect.

    Advice to Management

    If someone has been there over 2 years, please give them a raise.

  10. Graduate research assistant at FIU

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Miami, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Miami, FL (US)

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ample funding opportunities and lab facility for working in BME, Electrical and material engineering area.

    Cons

    I don't' see many cons other than a slightly lousy management system, may be because it Miami!!

  11. Good Research Institution

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    Current Employee - Researching Assistant in Miami, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Researching Assistant in Miami, FL (US)

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Weather. Very productive group, cutting edge facilities

    Cons

    University staff seems not efficiency.

    Advice to Management

    NA

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