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Iowa State University Employer Reviews

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Great place to work
Registered Nurse (Current Employee), Ames, IAAugust 13, 2014
This is my dream job. It is a challenging, busy place with fun co-workers
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Great college job
Tutor (Former Employee), Ames, IAAugust 9, 2014
You set your own schedule and still get paid some money if no one shows up.
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productive and fun place to work
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Ames, IowaAugust 6, 2014
productive and fun place to work.

Enjoyed interaction with colleagues.
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Excellent student job.
Student Employment & Scholarships (Former Employee), Ames, IAJuly 31, 2014
Pros: occasional free lunches; ability to show initiative
The Financial Aid Office was always trying to speed up processes as the University was tracking more and more information pertaining to students; management was accepting of suggestions for process improvements and time saving procedures. Co-workers were easy to get along with even if they were not studying the same material. I learned how to use a – more... scanner with specialized software for the volumes of documents that are kept for administrative use. – less
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Productive work environment
Research Associate (Current Employee), Ames, IAJuly 30, 2014
Very enjoyable work experience that challenged and excited me
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Fun workplace with good learning environment
Teaching assistant (Former Employee), Ames, IAJuly 21, 2014
You can learn a lot in this university. The environment is peaceful which makes people spend more time on study.
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Learning Environment
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Ames, IAJuly 15, 2014
My greatest experience to learn, research, and assist students in their assignments.
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Student Assistant
Sports Information / Media Relations (Former Employee), Ames, IAJuly 9, 2014
Pros: sports!!
Great university environment to learn about media relations while supporting 17 men's and women's athletic teams
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Love the university and faculty
Client Based Practicum (Former Employee), Ames, IAJune 30, 2014
Pros: work in class
Cons: not always easy to communicate
Worked directly with the head of the graphic design program. Amazing woman and with the team I had we achieved a lot to help develop the Design Camps provided by the College of Design.
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Vet Diagnostic Lab at ISU
Research Associate I (Former Employee), Ames, IowaJune 26, 2014
Pros: great team and a very friendly work environment
Cons: very large case load some days, especially with a salmonella egg scare
Work involved the culturing of bacteria from animal samples (tissue, fluid, stool, etc.) and the identification of pathogens according to SOP. Some cases called for antimicrobial susceptibility testing. The whole process was very organized, and all data was entered into the LIMS computer system for storage.
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Fun, Innovative Company
Marketing Intern (Former Employee), Ames, IAJune 18, 2014
Great management team committed to the success and development of the company.
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Great working experience
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Ames, IAJune 8, 2014
As a teaching assistant at ISU, I enjoyed the time working with professors and students. The main duty includes making homework problems and solutions, grading homework and exams, holding help sessions, office hours, and teaching class when the professor is absent.
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A job that takes patience and persistance
Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee), Ames, IAMay 5, 2014
Pros: interesting trouble solving
Cons: long time working
- Set up and improved measuring system of surface stress sensors with interferometry
- Collected and analyzed experimental data on surface stress observations with data aquisition system
- Controlled electrochemical cell with potentiostat
- Conducted finite element analysis on mechanical behavior of biomolecules.
- Interpreted the mechanisms of micro-cantilever – more... deformation due to surface functionalization with DNA – less
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Great way to gain expierence.
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Ames, IAMay 4, 2014
Work was very challenging but also very rewarding. Got to meet tons of new people.
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Good Work Experience
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Chemical EngineeringMay 2, 2014
State of the art equipment and good work environment. Timely discussions and exchange of ideas to develop a better understanding.
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Designing and building things for research,
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Current Employee), Ames, IAApril 27, 2014
I learned a lot of things that I didn't already know about when I was working on a research project.
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Fun place to work.
Visiting Professor (Former Employee), Ames, IAApril 16, 2014
Work is challenging and interesting.
Learned time managment
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Excellent co-workers
Desktop Operations Associate (Former Employee), Ames, IAApril 8, 2014
Pros: free friday bagels and fruit
Coworkers are great, but the availability of advancement is lacking.
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Wonderful University and comfortable environment
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Former Employee), Ames, IAMarch 31, 2014
At Iowa State University, a typical day would be in class. Student to teacher ratio is 16:1, so there is lots of interaction with professors. My education and classes varied, making me versatile in many things. ISU helps teach students to effectively manage their time.
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Iowa State is a great school
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Ames, IAMarch 27, 2014
Iowa State is a great school. I got lot of great experience working for Iowa State.

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