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Review averages

  • 8 employees say

    Excellent (6)
    75%
    Good (2)
    25%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    4.31
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

Reviews for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Reviews - What employees say

4.31 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say
  • 12.Oct 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would increase the pay but the benefits are pretty good.

What I like about the company

The team is great. The benefits are great.

What I dislike about the company

The pay could be a little better.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • City
    Blacksburg
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 27.Sep 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • New employee orientation didn't fully answer my questions about life here.

What I like about the company

My department is friendly and willing to help orient me to the university.

What I dislike about the company

Some of the buildings need to be seriously updated.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • City
    Blacksburg
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 16.Sep 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Some buildings are older and have heating/air flow problems. They are improving though.

What I like about the company

Great benefits for full time staff.

What I dislike about the company

Communication for some areas need improvement, but it is getting better.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • City
    Blacksburg
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered

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Review averages

  • 8 employees say

    Excellent (6)
    75%
    Good (2)
    25%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    4.31
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

kununu score comparisons

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
4.31
8 reviews

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3.67
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3.39
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