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Porter and Chester Institute Employer Reviews

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Interesting work place
LPN Instructor (Former Employee), Rocky Hill, CTMarch 1, 2014
A typical day at work in the classroom consisted of proctoring, grading, and reviewing a test. Depending on the test result, student advisement may be necessary. The remainder of the day was spent preparing lessons for upcoming classes. Management kept an open door policy ad communication was mostly via electronic media. Co-workers were supportive and – more... we all assisted each other whenever necessary.
The hardest part of the job was having students leave the program without achieving their goals.
The most enjoyable part of the job was to see the students finally grasping difficult concepts, especially those with no health care background. – less
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Great place to learn a new career
Network Apprentice (Former Employee), Branford, CTFebruary 9, 2014
Pros: great learning
Excellent teaching and great place to learn a great career,troubleshooting school computers and servers,Malware removal and workstation application installations
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Great place fun and interesting
Automotive Technician (Tranning) (Former Employee), Woburn, MAAugust 27, 2013
Go to shop see if their any cars to work on work on cars

learned different system of the car

very friendly co workers

the hardest part was when their where no cars to work on

Taking apart the cars and fixing what was broken in them.
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Instructors and staff
Medical Assisting (Former Employee), Westborough, MAAugust 18, 2013
Pros: great hours
Cons: was to short
Loved it instructors are very knowledgeable. This is a School.
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It is a great college
Student (Former Employee), Branford, CTJune 3, 2013
I love going school every day .We usually have theory till first break then after that we work in the shop the rest of the day of varies of projects.
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Very fun and exciting learning environment great staff, and great teachers. Learning never stops
Networking Apprentice (Current Employee), Stratford, CTApril 1, 2013
Pros: uniforms, and computers provided by campus, and teachers are experience in the field
Cons: doesn't have a cafeteria
Great place to be for a great learning experience. Great staff. Classrooms are small so teachers will make sure all of the students understand the material before going to the next class topic, or lesson.
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management is awful & they lie
ma instructor (Former Employee), Chicopee, maOctober 19, 2012
Horrible place to work, back stabbing, jealous directors who would rather fire an employee then do things legally, if you have morals and values, NOT a place to work.
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no a fun play to work .. staff member are very cool
Assistant Director of Financial Aid (Current Employee), Woburn, MAOctober 3, 2012
Pros: n/a
Cons: n/a
the worse company to work for .... under paid and over work.... will not recommend any one to work for this company
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New trade school offering extended education
Career Program Specialist (Former Employee), Westborough, MAJuly 5, 2012
Pros: selling what i believe in - education
Cons: extremly big turn-over position
Set appointments for students and guide them thru academic explorations. I learned the needs of others for long term financial stability in career making decisions. If a student was interesred in another career field I was more than happy to lead them to another co-worker to meet their needs. Cold calling was included to recruit students, getting hung – more... up on was hard but it was part of the job. The most enjoyable was career day, going to high schools and introducing Porter and Chester Institute. – less
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Great education and hands-on experience in a work setting
General IT Support (Former Employee), Chicopee, MAJune 5, 2012
Pros: certifications in various it fields, great at-work experience and real life scenarios
Cons: business software training
Porter and Chester gave me great informative and real-life experience working in the IT field. It has helped me establish a footprint into my industry i'm passionate about.
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instructors dont care
Instructor (Former Employee), rocky hill ctApril 11, 2012
Cons: bad benefits
they will cut your hours without notice, auto supervisor is never around, students will get passed just so a bonus is given to the auto supervisor...

Jimbo – July 27, 2012

I wouldn't recommend it unless you want to be surrounded by children re-living their last year of high school. Also, the instructors have a bad habit of discussing personal issues about students and their work habits in front of the class when those student are not in class. Not cool.

AlexA – August 17, 2012

Not a good place to work or go to school