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Kennesaw State University

KSU Tour Guide

June - August 2022 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

I love showing people around the campus. I enjoyed my time in the office answering phone calls, organizing bags to give to students and learning more information about KSU

What I wish was different

N/A I love my job

Advice

Always stay active. Project your voice! Stay upbeat because the people will know and be able to relate better
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Tour Guide

January 2022 • Marietta, GA

What I liked

I enjoy interacting with perspective students. I also enjoy the work environment.

What I wish was different

The training to be more fun, student discounts, or other benefits

Advice

It’s a really great Opportunity to build on public speaking and learning more about the university
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Student Assistant

January 2022 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

I enjoyed being able to engage in applicable research outside of the classroom. I felt that I was being prepared for my future goals as a researcher.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have spent more time learning field work. It would have been a great set of skills to learn for the future, especially if I want to travel.

Advice

Networking is the best way to get started. Asking a professor or someone about opportunities is a really important skill to use while here, and it can open many doors in the present and future
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Student assistant

July - August 2018 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

I liked interacting with other students/coworkers.

What I wish was different

I wish things were more organized.

Advice

I think people shouldn't be afraid of trying new jobs and having new experiences.
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Student assistant

February 2021 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

During this job, I like how flexible hours were considering I am a full time student. I also like how tight knit the work environment was. It made you want to work harder to attain KSU’s image and reputation.

What I wish was different

I wish they paid more considering everything that goes into working as a Student Assistant.

Advice

One piece of advice would be to have fun but also to have that drive to accomplish something bigger as a team.
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lab supervisor

October 2021 • Marietta, GA

What I liked

I like the atmosphere and work schedule

What I wish was different

Not really

Advice

Always be on time.
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Undergraduate Research Assistant

January 2021 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

I liked getting published, and being a part of interesting research.

What I wish was different

I wish we had an automatic cell counter.

Advice

Be thorough and careful with your tasks the first time so you won't have to repeat them.
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Facility manager

May 2019 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

Having an opportunity to learn how to manage a staff and a facility

What I wish was different

Advice

I enjoy working at the gym, I quickly got a promotion to a manager
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Undergraduate Admissions Admin

May 2019 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

I love the friendly staff, and welcoming environment. The hours are flexible, and for the most part all the customers have been pleasant to work with.

What I wish was different

As of right now, that I am still currently with them, I would not change anything. I am very pleased with the situation.

Advice

I would like to share that you should never limit yourself based off of what you think you do and don't like. I never thought that I would like essentially working a "desk" job, but it has been quite a pleasant surprise.
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Orientation Leader

May 2020 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

Working with a team of my peers

What I wish was different

In person orientation instead of online

Advice

Just be yourself! No one can be you better than you.
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Research Assistant

June - July 2020 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

One of the higher paying jobs on campus. I got to Work on growing professionally by tuning my communication skills.

What I wish was different

Research can be very boring and repetitive. I wish I had more breaks to regroup during my shift.

Advice

Keep a positive mindset and you’ll enjoy this job.
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Student Fitness Assitant

March 2019 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

Friendly environment, not fast-paced, works with my scedule

What I wish was different

higher pay

Advice

if you love fitness, this is a great entry level job
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Human Resources Assistant

September 2019 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

Learning to use Excel and Access.

What I wish was different

Nothing.

Advice

Ask questions
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UITS Customer Support Services Student Assistant

June - August 2020 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

I enjoyed the work atmosphere as well as the people within the IT department. It was very interesting getting to work with real-world IT problems and tasks.

What I wish was different

I wish I had started earlier in the summer!

Advice

Don't be afraid to work in an area where you may not have a complete understanding of the job. I had to learn a good bit about IT while working for KSU. Employers don't expect you to be amazing at a job you just started, so don't stress!
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Student Assistant

January - March 2020 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

It was an opportunity to receive one-on-one mentorship from a faculty member.

What I wish was different

Advice

I would say that you need to be a self-started and self-motivated to be successful.
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Tutor

January 2020 • Marietta, GA

What I liked

I like the Interaction with other engineering students in order to get their point of view on subjects that I understand

What I wish was different

Advice

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Student Laboratory Assisstant

January 2018 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

Very flexible work hours, nice manager, manageable work load

What I wish was different

Advice

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Student assistant

February 2019 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

The job is generally very smooth and everyone I work with is really nice.

What I wish was different

Advice

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student assistant

June 2018 • Marietta, GA

What I liked

The people I work with, other student assistants and area coordinators are friendly and helpful.

What I wish was different

The wage.

Advice

Time management is key.
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Camp Assistant

May - July 2018 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

KSU's Summer University offers great hours for college students who want a summer job that still allows them to make the most of summer break. This job would be great for education majors.

What I wish was different

Advice

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