Rutgers University Employee Reviews in United States

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Treasurer (Former Employee) –  Camden, NJFebruary 15, 2016
Its a good school
Classroom collaboration
Teamwork
A lot of projects and assignment
Professors are very helpful and are willing to help students
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Good employer for adjuncts
Part-time lecturer (Former Employee) –  New Brunswick, NJMay 28, 2014
Life as an adjunct professor is notoriously stressful and unpredictable, but Rutgers is definitely one of the better employers for this kind of work. Pay is competitive and full-time faculty make an effort to communicate with you and provide feedback on performance. Students are high-quality and enjoyable to teach. Drawbacks are lack of benefits and job security, although the university is currently taking measures to improve on both fronts, e.g. providing retirement accounts and health insurance.
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Fantastic place to work
Research Program Coordinator (Current Employee) –  New Brunswick, NJJune 10, 2015
Competitive salary, good benefits, tremendous research resources, nationalwide reputation, friendly working environment,
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Union Employment at University
Environmental Services Employee (Current Employee) –  Camden, NJMay 12, 2015
A normal day at work consists of custodial/ maintenance work at a college campus. There are various buildings throughout the campus however my primary assignment was in the science building. The management is somewhat laid-back, but can be forgetful at times. The co-workers are a wide ranged assortment of people, but overall very hardworking and down to earth. The hardest part of the job is dealing with the complaints of the professors and teaching staff. Since the work order system isn't very well thought out, it often becomes redundant and unnecessary. The most enjoyable part of the job is the routine tasks and knowing what is expected each day.
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Good Working Environment
Research and Teaching Specialist III (Former Employee) –  Newark, NJDecember 2, 2015
The researching condition is good. There are plant of instruments to be used. Scientists are doing right things.

There are many researchers from foreign counties including China, India, Japan and Taiwan.
Pros
No free lunch!
Cons
too long break time, waste of time
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In spite of positives, cannot recommend because of bureaucracy and under-qualified supervisory personnel.
Director, Rutgers Food Innovation Center (Former Employee) –  Bridgeton NJJune 23, 2014
Great opportunity to operate at the leading edge of food technology and innovation. Eclectic clients, processes, categories. Great exposure to the university's faculty with a wealth of scientific insights. Smart and motivated co-workers. Strong learning environment. Work that is both financially and sociologically significant to clients. Extremely bureaucratic. Some senior supervisors are obstacles in their need for power and cluelessness about business best practices and how to lead, resulting in an otherwise unnecessary environment of mixed signals, survival tactics, and CYA.
Pros
rewarding contribution to the advancement of the food industry
Cons
inept management
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Everday was a new challenge
HVAC Technician/Maintenance (Former Employee) –  Newark, NJAugust 18, 2015
Having team meetings. Being able to go to management with issues and concerns that you may have with the work or task. Feeling proud of what was completed at the end of the day
Pros
Management
Cons
Project was over
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Productive workplace
Clinical Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  New Brunswick, NJNovember 5, 2015
A typical day was spent completing tasks assigned by my supervisor who was very helpful with difficulties. I learned how to transcribe videos and about clinical psychology disorders such as schizophrenia. The hardest part of the job was the transcription with poor video quality.
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Productive and healthy work environment
Public Safety Officer (Former Employee) –  Newark, NJJuly 13, 2015
I learned a lot working at Rutgers Public Safety Department. It helped me understand different cultures and allowed me to gain experience in a police station environment. I acquired excellent people and community policing skills.
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Best Job Ever
Summer Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Newark, NJNovember 9, 2015
At this company, I'd learned the responsibility as a educational opportunity fund assistant. The workers was great and much educated. The pay was awesome! I will do this job all over again if I have too.
Pros
VERY THING WAS GREAT
Cons
NO CONS
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A very good environment to grow academically
Asst. Teaching Professor (Current Employee) –  New BrunswickNovember 12, 2015
Rutgers University is a good place to interact with experts from many fields. There are many seminars, workshops and conference right on campus that one can attend.
Pros
Great intellectual environment
Cons
None
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Productive workplace
Technical Support Representative (Former Employee) –  New Brunswick, NJJune 9, 2015
Usually assisting the head of the IT department, Overseeing computer labs throughout the building, and providing technical support to all staff members. Management was great. Hardest part was inventory but the enjoyable was getting to interact with staff members and learning new things about computers
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Relax environment
librarian (Current Employee) –  Piscataway, NJNovember 19, 2015
Good environment, good coworkers, flexible schedule, able to meet with many other students and help each other to maintain the good environment in the library,
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Good for someone nearing retirement
PROJECT COORDINATOR (Current Employee) –  New BrunswickAugust 24, 2014
Very good place to come and coast - particularly as an administrator. The idea of managing towards goals or towards completing a task is laughable here. There's so much confusion that if you make a mistake it can easily be blamed on the next guy. The best thing to do here is get people to like you.
Pros
great benefits and you don't have to work hard
Cons
you won't get paid well unless you're faculty. don't look for annual increases. better for older, ready to retire or those almost ready to 'kick the bucket'.....
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Assist phD students in administrating survey's to undergrad students.
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Newark, NJOctober 25, 2015
Great to learn about marketing as well as behavior. phD students are very friendly to work with. Flexible hours, will work around your schedule as you are in class. Great opportunity to learn and have a job while on campus.
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innovative culture
Division of Student Affairs (Current Employee) –  New Brunswick, NJSeptember 24, 2015
Always changing always challenging with many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of many. You make the choice to live up to the opportunities or not. Great place to work if you have the chops to be committed to change.
Pros
Wonderful committed people to work with
Cons
Resouces are tight
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Rutgers University
MAJOR GIFTS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Current Employee) –  Piscataway, NJMarch 4, 2015
Rutgers is an interesting place to work. Provides employees with a work life balance. Job requirements differ based on your department and manager. The responsibilities and culture vary greatly from department to department.
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purposeful employment
Reference desk librarian (Former Employee) –  Newark, NJJune 2, 2015
Working at Rutgers was a rewarding experience. The job afforded me the opportunity to work with college students. This was my first experience working in an academic library. I found the students interesting and motivated. I was treated very well by management.
Pros
interesting patrons, excellent working conditions, friendly co-workers
Cons
long commute
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Great collarborative Environment
Adjunct Professor (Current Employee) –  Newark, New JerseySeptember 29, 2015
This is an incredible environment that is dedicated to educating students in a quality driven method. A typical day consists of fielding student questions, grading papers, and interacting with faculty to learn new ways to present lectures and assignments.
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Excellent
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Newark, NJNovember 3, 2015
Great opportunity for international students to learn and save on expenses. You can assist professor in grading, teaching and any ad-hoc requests
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