Florida International University
3.7 of 5 125 reviews
www.fiu.edu Miami, FL 5000+ Employees

Florida International University Reviews

Updated Apr 12, 2014
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3.7 125 reviews

                             

85% Approve of the CEO

Florida International University President Mark B. Rosenberg

Mark B. Rosenberg

(60 ratings)

79% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work/life balance depending on the job"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Great Benefits, Great Holidays and a fair interview process"
    in 7 reviews
Cons:
  • "Lack of communication between departments"
    in 3 reviews
  • "compared to peers in other state universities in FL, pay is low when Miami cost of living is high"
    in 3 reviews
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research undergraduate experience

Research Undergraduate Experience (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at Florida International University part-time for less than a year

Proswork on your own time, research interesting things

Constakes a while to set up payments to your account

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent environment and job opportunity

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at Florida International University full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood benefits and job environment

Conssalary per hour is little bit low here

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great research university, not best funding opportunity for studies

Graduate Assistant, Health Policy Fellow (Former Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I worked at Florida International University part-time for more than 3 years

ProsResearch Focused university, great newly recruited faculty

ConsLack of one-on one career guidance, low funding resources

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove graduate mentoring programs to public health students:)

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A great experience for a short period of time

Career Counselor (Former Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I worked at Florida International University as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat Academic environment for someone

ConsA lot of people walking around- always

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Overall a very positive experience!

Work Study Student (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at Florida International University part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexible for students. Keeps you involved and informed about University events and information.

Conslow pay, no opportunity for raise with work-study.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Graduate School Mentoring

GA Teaching (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at Florida International University part-time for more than 3 years

ProsEmerging Tier-one School in Engineering and Computer Science. The labs and research are very active and up to current needs of students.

ConsBy far it has equal interest and it needs to stay ahead in some critical areas for it be more beneficial compared to other tier one schools.

Advice to Senior ManagementResearch projects and industry collaborations and faculty involvement.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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do not work for the college of business

Advisor (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at Florida International University full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGreat benefits and A LOT of PTO, academic environment, opportunity to help others

Consthe supervisor's "pets" can do as they please. no recognition for the those who truly work hard. College of business administration is corrupt and a mess and neither the president nor HR cares.

Advice to Senior ManagementShape up before you lose all your hard and intelligent workers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Instructor (Former Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I worked at Florida International University full-time for less than a year

ProsVery helpful staff
Lots of resources for learning and teaching
Provide a guide for payroll, benefits, etc
Various activities around campus

ConsHave to pay for parking every single term

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Florida International University

ProsThe people I work with at FIU are motivated, creative and innovative. We challenge each other daily to reach new highs.

ConsParking is expensive and can be unaffordable for employees who don't make much money.

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Great co-workers, lousy pay and admins

Web Developer (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at Florida International University full-time for more than 3 years

ProsFlexible schedule
Great Benefits
Work/life balance
Education - free tution

ConsSalaries are way below average, especially in I.T. sector.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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