Great work space and plenty of ways to learn and grow.
IT Technician Student Worker (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – January 11, 2017
While working with the Panther card office the typical day consisted of talking to customers. I would either answer questions about panther cards on the phone or in person. I would work with the customer and if need be replace it or issue a new panther card. With the tech repair guys I would spend my days looking at repair tickets and then following one of the guys out to a job. Any employee on campus can input a need for a computer repair hardware or software. I learned a lot about computers and how to repair them from the tech repair employees. From working with the panther card office I learned a lot about people and how to work with them. Management and coworkers at both areas where I worked was great. I could not ask for better people to work with.
Lots of time to work on homework, friendly coworkers, terrific workspace
It was a student job so there wasn't really any benefits like healthcare
Resident Assistant (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – September 12, 2016
My supervisor was so compassionate and understanding when it came to issues of work. They helped me through some very tough issues on the job. The most enjoyable part was getting to know and connect with my residents. The people I got to know through this job made it worthwhile to me.
Health Promotion and Education Intern (Current Employee) – Charleston, IL – July 19, 2016
A typical day of work consits of me coming in around 7:30 A.M and working on the weekly assignments that I am givin along with the other intern. I have briefly covered the seven areas of responsibility throughout my internship. I have also gotten use to giving speeches and presentation on health at my university. I spend most of my time blog writing and working on and composing research projects for the health director of the university.
Fundraiser (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – June 17, 2016
All of my work experiences at Eastern have been amazing. The managers I have had have been amazing and we have built a professional relationship. I can say they have prepared me to work in offices and work with multiple hats.
Building Service Worker (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – June 2, 2016
Worked as BSW-Building Service Worker 3rd shift, got job done and then helped out with others jobs when someone called in! Teamwork being required! Worked there as listed on my resume from Aug 2004 to Mar 2016, was laid-off due to lack of funds!
Dining Hall Employee (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – May 21, 2016
You are able to assign your own positions to work on certain days and how many hours that shift would be. People were social and could switch between duties of shifts depending on how busy things got. Coworkers were social and the requirement to work was to have a friendly work environment. The hardest part of the job was cleaning because of all the different items to clean (e.g. dishes, giant pots and pans, mopping the floor) and clothes got wet during cold times. Everything followed a simple order and there was always someone to ask if confused about a position.
Free dining food if you came in before your shift.
Contract terminated if you could not work required hours on special days
Video Editor (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – May 17, 2016
The place where I worked, CATS Multi Media Center, was a friendly work area and had a sense of family. I would normally come in finish previous video projects, see if there any other new projects to work on, and if there was not any projects I would simply be on standby and look up tutorials on the program we used in the job such as Premier.
Instructor (Current Employee) – Charleston, IL – May 15, 2016
Under NO circumstances should applicants accept "annually contracted" academic positions at EIU. Annual positions are viewed as expendable positions by management and layoffs or lack of promotion is becoming commonplace.
Unless you are applying for tenure-track academic position, avoid EIU like the plague.
Bookstore Part Time Extra Help (Former Employee) – Charleston, IL – May 10, 2016
This culture is very distinct as it caters to an academic client involving the sale of pencils to computers. Keeping up with the lifestyles of the young and educated keeps the environment youthful and vibrant.