Graduate Assistant (Former Employee), Savannah, GA – February 12, 2014
Pros: flexible hours and personal office
Cons: occasional short deadlines
There was no such thing as a typical day working as a Graduate Assistant. My job was to assist the coordinator of the Department of Undergraduate Research build a new and functioning department. My boss was always available in person, over the phone, or through email. She would generally provide me with a task; I would complete said task, independently, – more... and prior to deadline. The hardest part of the job was relying upon students and faculty to respond to my messages in a timely fashion. The most enjoyable part of the job was successfully helping my boss prepare and organize the annual Student Scholar Symposium. – less
Cook/Grill & Fry (Former Employee), Savannah, GA – December 10, 2013
Pros: free meals
Cons: part time
I work at a college, I enjoyed seving the college students as well as working with my fellow coworkers. My coworkers and I had a good working relationship. If I got business they would come help me if they got business I would go help them. We help and look out for one another. The best team players you could have and so was the Managers.The Managers – more... treat us with respect, they didn't hound or nag us we didin't give them a reason too, this is why we gave and did ower BEST!!!!!!!!!!! – less
There wasn't any way for me to advance in my position and the pay was minimal. They had excellent benefits though. Some co-workers were difficult, but most were friendly. A few I am still close with even to this day.
Catering and Hospitality Assistant (Current Employee), Savannah, GA – August 10, 2013
Pros: postive and energetic environment
Cons: short breaks
My work day would start with looking at all of the events happening for the day. I will get all the materials needed to complete the service for each event. I've learned time management, team work, and organization. The management is thorough about what they would like you to accomplish for the day, the management will keep an assignment sheet for the – more... day. Co-workers are pleasant and informative if I'm unaware of how to do something. The hardest part of the job is making sure we have all the food needed for the event. The most enjoyable part of the job is serving people while knowing that they have enjoyed the food and the service. – less
Groundskeeper (Former Employee), Savannah, GA – May 19, 2013
Pros: prepared me for future endeavors
Cons: low pay
This was a good opportunity because the job gave me credit hours that I could use towards school. It was a laboring job, but worth it because of the flexible hours and their willingness to contribute to my education.
Student Caller (Former Employee), Savannah,Ga – December 28, 2012
Pros: free lunch, breaks, reemployment for next season, job located on campus
Cons: this job only lasted 14 weeks
I really did love this job! I got to speak with new people everyday and hear their wonderful stories about the school that I was attended as well as share my own. I dealt with conflicts head on and was able to problem solve with ease. I was very delighted to recive generous donations to the university and help build a positive reputation for the school. – more... I was able to make and build friendships with my coworkers/school mates. – less
Faculty Assistant (Former Employee), Savannah, GA – December 4, 2012
Pros: making the recycalbe clay for the students.
Cons: after the job is over i look i felled in mud.
Mix recycled clay in ceramics booth for use in ceramic and sculpting classes. I learn how to work with people to get the job done and taught them a few things. The work was difficult at first but eventually I learn from it and got better. My co-workers that I was very dependable to work with. The hardest part was that I always leave looking like I got – more... mud thrown at me. The most enjoyable part was that everyone love the clay that I make and were happy with it. – less
Cons: advancement/growth opportunities are minimal
My job is hectic, but rewarding, because I have the daily opportunity to help students achieve their educational goals. One of the best parts of my day is laughing with, or at, my co-workers; we have invented "creative" ways to cope with some of the complexities of our jobs! In my office, there aren't any "micro-managers." I am trusted to preform my – more... daily tasks in a courteous and professional manner without having to be told to do so. During my extensive career here, I have learned that you are never to old to learn and that change can be a good thing! – less