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4.4
Average Rating
(based on 53 Northern Illinois University Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.4
Growth Opportunities
4.2
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.6
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.4
Way You Work
4.6
Work Setting
4.3
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Northern Illinois University Employee

"Gives great deal of opportunities to be explored, as a working student I appreciate their understanding and their acknowledgement for my work."

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
Graduate Teaching Assistant

"I have worked with my department chair and he is the best man to learn from. He guided me all the way and shared my burden most of the time in conducting laboratory sessions. He would see through it that I am comfortable and I am able to deliver the lessons in an appropriate way."

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

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.4
Northern Illinois University (69)

4.9 Highest Rated in this Industry is Northwest Missouri State University (6)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Vatterott College (8)
4.0 Average of All Companies in this Industry (12,267)
Graduate Teaching Assistant

"I have worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Northern Illinois University. Even though it wasn't an Industry or Corporate job, it was still a job, and I was responsible to help 27 students and 1 instructor for the course, "Plant Location, Layout, and Materials Handling". I enjoyed my time working as a graduate teaching assistant, the instructor along with the departmental staff was really helpful and friendly."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Assistant

"I was a graduate student from Jan 2017 to Dec 2019 as well as a Graduate Research Assistant from Jan 2018 to May 2019 at Northern Illinois University. It was a great learning experience where I could put to use my skills and learn new ones at the same time. I worked on my thesis in the CFD field which helped me realize the connections academia has with industrial settings."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graduate Teaching Assistant

"Working at NIU was a great experience. Working as a Teaching Assistant for the Engineering Economic Analysis course. Responsibilities include collaborating with professors to teach, conducting help sessions with undergraduate students to resolve their problems in assignments and proctoring assignments and tests. Experienced in assisting students with a range of learning differences. Developed exceptional communication skills with students and faculty."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Student

"I have studied my MS at NIU."

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
Graduate Assistant

"I am work at NIU as a graduate assistant, it offers a good opportunity to communicating with many professionals, which I learned a lot from the experience and get many advises. Great working environment with professors."

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 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Northern Illinois University Employee

"Good workplace to learn and had a great experience learning new things"

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

"I have worked as a Teaching Assistant in Northern Illinois University. It was always tough to deal with lot of students at a time. As time passed, I became confident enough in dealing with lot of people at a time. My superior has given enough space to work in a peaceful environment where I can share my ideas with him."

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
Northern Illinois University Employee

"I have started my work as a research assistant at northern Illinois university, where I assisted my professor with the simulation of different gate drive circuits for SiC and GaN MOSFET. We were successful in improving the efficiency of the gate driver, thereby reducing the switching and conduction losses."

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

"I have been a teaching assistant for both of the two years on my graduate degree. I have felt respected, appreciated, and overall cared for. My coworkers are extremely understanding and know that studies come first."

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
Intern

"I have been working in this university as a graduate student since December 2014. It is really a great experience to work here interacting with students from various diversities here. Loved my job and this place a lot!"

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

"I worked at NIU for two years while completing my graduate degree. I truly loved my job and my coworkers and enjoyed collaborating and developing personal relationships. I feel NIU was a great place to work. Although it was time consuming, it was rewarding to know that I was making a difference in the lives of my students."

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

"I have had a good experience at NIU."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Graduate Teaching Assistant

"I had worked with NIU. It is a creative place to work."

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

Northern Illinois University Reviews FAQs

Is Northern Illinois University a good company to work for?

Northern Illinois University has an overall rating of 4.4 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 53 Northern Illinois University Review Ratings left anonymously by Northern Illinois University employees, which is 13% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at Northern Illinois University.

Does Northern Illinois University pay their employees well?

Northern Illinois University employees earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 55% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 29 Northern Illinois University employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Northern Illinois University Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Northern Illinois University?

98% of employees would recommend working at Northern Illinois University with the overall rating of 4.4 out of 5. Employees also rated Northern Illinois University 4.4 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 4.2 for Growth Opportunities and 4.4 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Northern Illinois University?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Northern Illinois University is a Director of Health Services at $111,000 annually. Browse Northern Illinois University Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Northern Illinois University?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Northern Illinois University is a Gaming Operations Coordinator at $12,000 annually. Browse Northern Illinois University Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Northern Illinois University?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Northern Illinois University to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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