Carleton University

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Updated Jul 14, 2014

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4.0 30 reviews

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Carleton University President and Vice-Chancellor Roseann O’Reilly Runte

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    One of the best! People are extremely friendly, helpful and kind.

    Manager, Research (Former Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsThe utter respect that each person shows one another - from the front line cashier, to students, to employees to the Professors!

    ConsUnfortunately the group I worked with didn't have any further funding to continue to employ me. Each division is a like a mini company so it all depends on the amount of sales each dept. can create as each dept. funds its own employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great atmosphere!

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

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    Graduate studies - very good opportunities

    Graduate Student (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Prosgood opportunities for personal growth;

    Consuniversity administration difficult to work with - they can take 2 months reimbursing money that they over-charged students by mistake, but students are expected to provide that money within days

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    IT Help (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsReally flexible, lots of feedback

    Consno cons with working here

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A great University.

    Student (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsCarleton University offer one of the best student to professor relation I have ever heard of.

    ConsCould be considered as fairly small in comparison to sister school U of O. It is however very easy to get around the campus as a result of this.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good job.

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

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    I am a PhD student in Carleton University

    PhD Student (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsIt is a really beautiful university. The professors are really helpful to you for your study.

    ConsThere are too many students now. It is really crowd now everyday.

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

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    Great place to work

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsNice campus and friendly environment

    ConsNot-so-great compensation for the work required
    Little help from professors

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore vision in projects will get Carleton known world-wide

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    Great facilities with access to NRC and excellent supervisor!

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsExcellent facilities,Great location, Good connections

    ConsCrowded, Some facilities are remote from university

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Carleton is highly under-rated!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWorld-leading research, friendly and tight-knit faculty, scenic campus, highly competent and helpful admin and HR staff. Science (including computer science and math) and Engineering faculties, with which I had direct contact, are very strong

    ConsReliance on government funding and grants can create financial uncertainties and headaches, and entails dealing with bureaucracy on a regular basis

    Advice to Senior ManagementStronger advertising and PR campaigns would help improve Carleton's name recognition. Carleton should be a household name as one of the strongest universities in Canada, but currently is not!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic

    Summer Research Student (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsCalm,quiet campus. Quite beautiful.Good Profs.

    ConsSmall, young university. Feels far away from the rush of a intensively research driven place. Also,

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    a great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Prosmanager gets resources needed, then stays out of the way so that professionals can get the job done right. No micromanaging!

    Consnot in the top league as far as research universities go, so not much depth in terms of on-site collaboration, but so what- research is now global via the Internet, so this is no longer much of a hindrance

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work, know when to step in to get resources for your people, and when to step out so they can get the job done.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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