RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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4.3
87%
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88%
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RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) President William W. Destler
William W. Destler
312 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work environment is welcoming and people are nice(in 39 reviews)

  • "Excellent staff at the office, flexible hours, and highly recommend for student workers(in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are no cons at this opportunity(in 33 reviews)

  • "Lots of expectations for low pay(in 17 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Graduate student"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time

    Pros

    As a graduate teaching and research assistant, I was allowed to work from wherever I liked as long as the work got done.

    Cons

    There were no real downsides.

  2. "Private school with wide range of courses"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Robotics in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time

    Pros

    Has one of the few robotics labs in the US. Lots of robots to learn and program. Focused on software side of robotics that is largely needed for product building.

    Cons

    Does not cover mechanical side of robotics. Course structure is quite limited and does not have many options to broaden the learning.


  3. "Student Assistant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent staff at the office, flexible hours, and highly recommend for student workers

    Cons

    Not what I think of

  4. "Student Worker"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time

    Pros

    Good minimum wage job as a designer, it's fun

    Cons

    No cons, it depends on the department

  5. "Omg great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free laundry is always great

    Cons

    The laundry detergent isn’t the best

  6. "Student workers"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Rochester, NY

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pros: Lots of work on campus, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Cons: Low wage everyone made about 11.75-12.00 an hour

  7. "Too large to make change"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Students are fantastic - creative, inquisitive

    Cons

    Lack of transparency. Lack of consistency across departments, colleges and units.

  8. "Working with professor."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Course Assistant in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to learn a lot.

    Cons

    Salary is the most minimum you can get.

  9. "Miscommunication and Stress for Students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Team Illustrator in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Biweekly pay, make your own hours, see your work around campus

    Cons

    Despite mostly hiring students the people you work for and report to don't seem to understand the importance of time to study and finals, lots of miscommunication with higher ups

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  10. "Student worker"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful staff at ntid admissions office, flexible hours, highly recommend for student workers

    Cons

    Not really any cons to think of

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