Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University Employee Reviews

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Great place to work!
Academic Intern (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIJanuary 16, 2015
Working at WMU has been a blast. Supervisors accommodate busy schedules for students while still giving them the opportunity to experience real world business planning.
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Great experience
Resident Assistant (Hoejke Hall) (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIMay 26, 2013
I took this job for only a semester so I really can't say much about WMU as a whole, but since I graduated from there, can't complain
Pros
free room and board, early move in
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good company
Office Manager, Residence Assistant, Moving Crew (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIApril 24, 2014
I will always like to work for western many chances for advancement but a lot of the jobs were student job so ended when school ended for the year.
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Wonderful place
Landscaping Crew (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIDecember 30, 2015
Really enjoyed this job. Very nice people very flexible. Nothing but good things to say about this organization. Everyday was a new challenge so the job was never stagnate.
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Fun place to work
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIAugust 6, 2015
I've worked here in the summers for the last 10 years. It's a great place. My position wasn't a full time job. The faculty is great. They really care about the kids they work with.
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Great university
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MINovember 13, 2015
Great university, not the best pay but it is nice to have your degree paid for. Would recommend university raise TA pay so that is competitive with other universities.
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Amazing location for growth and fun.
Student Ambassador (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIFebruary 23, 2015
Engagement with prospective students and promotions through team efforts that exemplify what makes Western Michigan University.
Pros
free lunch
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Be careful
Account Representative (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo,MiOctober 27, 2014
They can get rid of you any minute, they are not very good about hiring non college graduates. They have selective hiring. They looked down on you if you don't have a degree.
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good place to learn and work
Lab Assistant (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIMarch 23, 2012
Place where you not only learn, its also a very good place where you can work and also gain some professional experience, which really adds up to your resume a lot
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good
Research associate (Current Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIFebruary 16, 2015
Very nice, I enjoyed research at Western Michigan University. I was involved in a project that has long aim to find the link between photosynthesis and amino acids metabolism,
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Fun work environment
Teaching & Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIAugust 13, 2013
Typical work day for a teaching assistant is varied by your class schedule. Learned more than anyone can imagine being able to teach students.
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Learning workplace
Associate Researcher and evaluator (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIOctober 22, 2012
Doing research and evaluation, designing and implementing inservices, workshops and seminars were some of typical activities at WMU.
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Fun Workplace
Lead Receptionists/ Payroll (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIFebruary 4, 2015
Positive work environment
work/life balance
cares about employees
friendly co workers
room to grow with the company
Employee Appreciation Days
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Productive and rewarding place to work
Global Programs Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIApril 29, 2013
I worked with students from 90 different countries. It was so enriching and rewarding to work with such great students.
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productive college life
Student Worker (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIJune 17, 2015
Working with and serving college student. Constantly on your feet, productive college atmosphere, Hectic and busy environment. Great benefits
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Audio/Visual Technician (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIMarch 13, 2013
Great part-time job with a great boss and co-workers. I had a lot of fun there and enjoyed the job.
Pros
flexible hours
Cons
it doesn't exist anymore
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Graduate Assistant (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIJune 15, 2015
Teach Health and Wellness courses as well as Activity courses for the Human Performance and Health Education department at WMU.
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its good
Lead Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIMarch 30, 2012
Only good if you are research oriented. The opportunities at the university are great but dont pay as much.
Pros
flexible work hours
Cons
low compensation
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Great Student job
Switchboard Operator (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIDecember 1, 2014
Great team of professionals and a positive work environment. Each employee works hard and is required to hold themselves accountable.
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great
Desk Clerk (Former Employee) –  kalamazooMay 9, 2015
fun job fun people worked late worked alone sometimes got tired can do homework on desk job seasonal job over all the job is great for college students
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