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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 24 Georgia Southern University Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
3.0
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
3.6
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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Georgia Southern University Employee
in Statesboro, GA

"I worked with my Professor for 2 years. It was a good experience. I basically worked in an environmental lab. I worked on water quality analysis, metal testing, pavement material testing, and so on. It was really interesting. My professor was very helpful for my research and other works."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Assistant
in Statesboro, GA

"It is a good learning environment where anyone can improve their skills and grow professionally."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

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Georgia Southern University (30)

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Georgia Southern University Employee
in Savannah, GA

"i have found it interesting."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Teaching Assistant
in Statesboro, GA

"I worked as a teaching assistant for the IS department in the college of IT from 2012 to 2014. I found it a pleasant enough experience. The professors I worked with were lovely and it seemed to be a much better college job than working at a pizza place."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Georgia Southern University Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $3
2013 $4
IT Analyst
in Statesboro, GA

"I worked as an IT analyst as a graduate assistant. I loved the job because the workload was diverse, one day I was writing SQL reports for the Financial Aid office, the next day I was writing a web front-end for the Registrar's office. The clients were understanding and my coworkers were very helpful."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graduate Assistant
in Statesboro, GA

"I worked as a graduate student for one year. The connections made were great but do not expect to be able to pay all expenses using the stipend alone."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Georgia Southern University Employee
in Statesboro, GA

"Worked here for 11 months. Not the greatest place to work."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Georgia Southern University Employee
in Statesboro, GA

"Georgia Southern tries to assist their IT professionals with the necessary tools. The establishment falls short because of lack of training, advancement, and self entitlement. There are a lot of communication issues across IT teams and projects take entirely too long to complete."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Teaching Aide
in Statesboro, GA

"I worked as a Tutor during the spring semester of 2013 and as a teacher aid during the summer semester of 2013. I enjoyed both positions and my manager was very flexible with my schedule."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Network Technician
in Statesboro, GA

"I would summarize my experience as a learning experience"

What do you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"There were many challenges involved in working for such a big organization such as Georgia Southern University. With those challenges, came the time and the resources needed to complete whatever task I may have been given."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Come prepared to learn and show the interviewers that you are willing to learn the ins and outs of the IT profession."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"The IT department was divided into multiple groups. (Asis helpdesk, sccm, telecom) This was understandable as the number of faculty, staff and students that were in need of support would have been too pressing of an issue to successfully fulfill these needs daily."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management I was covered under were upstanding individuals. I have no complaints about them. With this position, I had the opportunity to see how the IT field operates in the eyes of full time IT professionals."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Peer Tutor
in Statesboro, GA

"Worked with and instructed a diverse group of people"

What do you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"I enjoy working through the university because they are required to work around my class schedule and I get Fridays off."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be able to communicate effectively with others and know what you are talking about when it comes to problem solving."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"I dislike that there is nowhere to move up upon graduation unless I wanted to go for a graduate degree."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest that they work on providing solution manuals for the courses offered for tutoring to the tutors as a way to refresh their memories of the problems."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Information Analyst
in Statesboro, GA

What do you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"I like the low stress environment because I came from a high stress environment and it was nice change."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It has been 5 years since there have been raises. When you negotiate a salary do not settle because it will not change for a while. Also, employees tend to stick it out here so new positions are few and far between."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"I do not like that my boss is extremely close minded and hates change and has groomed the other employees around the office to be the same way."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would present my employees more opportunities to excel and creatively apply technology. I feel like we could do better for our clients and that we do not exceed expectations."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Information Analyst
in Statesboro, GA

"My experience as an information analyst at GSU has helped me grow professionally"

What do you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"The atmosphere, being around students keeps you young and also"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"GSU appreciates those who are easy and fun to work with. They look for the personality type they would best fit their needs."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"not many opportunities for growth, there have been no raises for the last 5 years but insurance premiums and retirement have become more expensive so for the last 5 years we have made less and less money"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"need to work on leadership skills and give employees more opportunities to excel"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Teaching Assistant
in Statesboro, GA

"Great research experience"

What do you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"the environment and the people were all very fun and professional."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"When negotiating make sure of the requirements for tenure. You might get stuck like others. You will have lost several years and then still not get tenure regardless of your excellent performance znd research."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"no growth potential. It did not allow for career growth to the point I wanted"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to expand to graduate studies in areas of Chemistry."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Visual Basic Tutor
in Statesboro, GA

"I enjoyed working at GSU. It was a lot of work on top of school but rewarding."

What do you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"I enjoyed having a flexible schedule and interacting with students constantly. I also naturally enjoying tutoring."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I don't believe this is applicable, since only Georgia Southern students who inquire with professors can get this position. In any case, it helps to have good grades and a certain amount of leadership on display."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Southern University?

"I didn't enjoy the lack of tech support for software needed to do a good job of tutoring Java and Visual Basic, but that's really all I can complain about."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would say that in the future, better records should be kept of students who came in for tutoring so that better hours could be set for tutors."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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