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Updated 20 June 2018
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North Carolina State University Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
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Pros
  • "Helpful colleagues, friendly work environment" (in 68 reviews)

  • "They worked around your schedule to make sure you had a school and work-life balance" (in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are no cons to working here" (in 23 reviews)

  • "Salary can be a bit higher for graduate students - help us decrease the stress" (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Maintenance Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at North Carolina State University full-time

    Pros

    The hours are flexible and work is easy

    Cons

    The pay is not good and management is not reliable.


  2. "Student and employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at North Carolina State University part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Excellent health care.

    Cons

    Very low pay as expected by a university.

    Advice to Management

    Support faculty who are focused on students rather than research.

  3. "Research Assistant"

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

    I worked at North Carolina State University part-time

    Pros

    Under leadership of chancellor Randy Woodson, the research culture in NCSU at present is very healthy, upbeat, collaborative and interdisciplinary. Staffs are also very supportive to graduate research assistants.

    Cons

    Student fees and living cost rise in a very steep fashion.

    Advice to Management

    Don't rob your students too hard. They don't have much left.


  4. "Postdoctoral fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to cutting edge research facilities

    Cons

    Limited room for advancement and minimal pay


  5. "Tech Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time

    Pros

    Great vacay
    sick leave
    flexible
    location
    no micro managing

    Cons

    pay
    mangement
    no growth
    low pay
    low pay

    Advice to Management

    Pay your personnel at the market rate so they dont leave


  6. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at North Carolina State University part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment
    health insurance was covered

    Cons

    no pay raise
    no training programs for career development


  7. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at North Carolina State University part-time

    Pros

    Part of funding program provided for graduate education

    Cons

    No vision, dental, and barely any health insurance

    Advice to Management

    Graduate students need higher stipends

  8. "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 North Carolina State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good learning environment- depends on lab

    Cons

    Work more hours than paid


  9. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions
    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at North Carolina State University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work, life, balance. Professional development and organizational involvement were encouraged. Time off and vacation were excellent. Overall, wonderful people to work with.

    Cons

    Minimal room for position or salary growth. Most people sought new positions in order to move up and receive higher pay.


  10. "Operations and communications manager"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional growth opportunities and training.

    Cons

    Can be hard to advance based on position bands.

    Advice to Management

    Don't judge internal candidates on current banded positions alone. Include all factors like years of experience and qualifications.


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