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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 31 Old Dominion University Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
3.9
People You Work With
4.7
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.4
Way You Work
4.5
Work Setting
4.1
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"I like working for Old Dominion University. I've been working here for almost 4 years. It provides very friendly environment for international students, which enriches the diversity of this university. Very good research facilities, basically, just a good place to work at."
Posted 7 years ago in Norfolk, VA
Graduate Research Assistant
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.5 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Old Dominion University Employee

"Great entry level job for fresh graduates."

Doctoral Research Assistant

What do you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"The opportunity to conduct research, to spend full time in the academic environment, to be immersed in the academic setting."

Graduate Research Assistant

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

"advisor is very important. try to find young professor so he/she can study with you."

What don't you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"not enough income to live with a family. you always have to think about the money."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"you can increase the salary. give the pay checks on time, solve the health insurance problems"

IT Specialist
in Norfolk, VA

"Current Employer"

What do you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"Free education benefits that have allowed me to attend classes towards a bachelors degree."

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

"Be prepared to go above and beyond your job description and expect no slary or career advance for your efforts."

What don't you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"No career opportunities. Initially it was a great place to work, but over time have come torealize that there is little opportunity to advance. Also as a state employee management at ODU likes to threaten people with the possibility of unemployment and keeps telling us we should be happy with the job we have."

IT Specialist
in Norfolk, VA

What do you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"I like the fact that we are up keeping in the advanced technology and providing various methods for students to gain their education."

What don't you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"I am the only full time person within my section so that means any traveling that needs to be done, all relies on me."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The only suggestions I would have is to start paying for overtime again."

Research Assistant
in Norfolk, VA

"Good universtiy and good faculties"

What do you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"Good part time chance."

What don't you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"No health insurance"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"give lectures to undergraduate and control the class"

Professor
in Norfolk, VA

"The monorail is the message"

What don't you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"They try to be a Research I on a state college budget. High work load, unrealistic expectations. Your tenure committee will be a bunch who have not published, but expect you have."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be what you are, a State University."

Graduate Research Assistant
in Norfolk, VA

"Excellent learning opportunity."

Researcher
in Norfolk, VA

"Good school, but research foundation, who handleled the finances, is the worst"

What do you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"Knowledgable staff, reputable school"

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

"Stay away from the research foundation!!!!"

What don't you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"the research foundation who handeled the paychecks and ran the accounts, was the worst... so bad I would never suggest working with them if you can help it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get rid of the current employees and process for the research department and start over.... really, it was that bad."

Graduate Teaching Assistant
in Norfolk, VA

"Great Place to work while in Graduate School"

What do you like about working at Old Dominion University?

"my professors were very open and easy to talk to."

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