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Calvin College Employer Reviews

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Interesting work
Biology Lab Assistant (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIJuly 15, 2014
Enjoyed getting to help and answer questions
Grading was boring but doable
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Great environment and job stability
Student Activities Office Worker (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIMay 4, 2014
Pros: great management
Cons: low pay
I have worked in student jobs at Calvin since I began going there. I have always had great bosses and co-workers that created a healthy environment. It does not always pay well, but I got good experience and made a lot of friends.
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Passionate, committed and productive
Lecturer (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIMarch 21, 2014
all ways busy but enjoyable and lovely to deal with students. Friday is me best day after long busy week
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Great place to work
Men's Soccer Assistant Coach (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIMarch 4, 2014
It is a place that you don't leave. The people are great. Everyone on staff is very helpful and are more than happy to assist you if they can.
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Program Leader (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIFebruary 13, 2014
I was a student at Calvin College and kept myself busy with school work, friends, and other activities.
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Amazing place to work
Data Entry Clerk (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MISeptember 17, 2013
Pros: wages were great
Cons: temporary position
Everyday was a great day at the college. Great place to work with wonderful coworkers who lifted you up with support.
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Managers delegated assignments well.
Salad Department (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MISeptember 6, 2013
Pros: interaction with people was the best.
Cons: hours of prep for huge picnic twice a year.
Great hours, employees from every department worked togather as a team. The students made our day.
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Great place to work
Receptionist for the Psychology Department (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MISeptember 3, 2013
Typical day involved doing normal receptionist type work.
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Student Worker
Information Technology Technician, Shop Manager (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIJuly 11, 2013
Pros: community focused on other things than money
Cons: low pay (student job)
Working in the Information Technology department is very enjoyable.
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College Job Only
Student Teacher (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIApril 8, 2013
If I lived in Michigan, I might consider going back to work at Calvin, but this was really just working experience during my college years. I had great bosses and wonderful work environments -- a great opportunity to help pay my way through college!
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Very productive
Part Time ASL Instructor (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIDecember 16, 2012
Pros: good working enviroment
Cons: long hours-2.5/3 hours once a week plus several breaks
I teach ASL I & II core courses to speech pathology and audiology students for two semesters. It is the most enjoyable part of the job that I have helped them to gain their knowledge and awareness about Deaf culture.
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Productive and good learning pace
Part Time ASL Instructor (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIDecember 14, 2012
Pros: excellent learning environment
Cons: short breaks under nearly 3 hours class time
I enjoy teaching ASL I course to audiology and speech pathology students once a week at evening.
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Great relationships between supervisors and staff
Calvin College Communications Department Blogger (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIJuly 11, 2012
Enjoyed my time in the admissions office. Very fun group of people with a great team attitude and work ethic.
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Energizing being able to do your job in the midst of a college campus
Payroll Assistant (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIJuly 5, 2012
A typical day would include working on payroll related items and always assisting the faculty, staff, and students with needs.

The management was friendly took their jobs seriously to ensure that all of the financial aspects were done correctly.

My co-workers were fun and good at what they did.

The most enjoyable part of my job was being able to – more... work with the people I worked with. – less
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Professional, faith based, rigorous learning environment
Field Supervisor for Special Education Department (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIApril 30, 2012
As an alumni from both undergraduate and graduate programs, I love working in this familiar place. Lots of stimulating discussion, inclusion of varied ideas, and a real marketplace for educational growth.
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Great place for growth and learning more in your field
Assistant Track and Field Coach (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIMarch 9, 2012
Pros: always somewhere to go for guidance
I have grown as a person as well as a coach. There is always a person willing to listen to your struggles and offer some wisdom on how to handle the situations. High expectations, but in a very good way.
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Good
Resident Assitant (Former Employee), Residence LifeJanuary 9, 2012
Flexible supervisors and a wonderful work environment. Great professional development opportunity as a student.