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Georgia Tech Reviews

Updated February 25, 2015
Updated February 25, 2015
178 Reviews
5.0
178 Reviews
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Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson
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178 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • smart co-workers, knowledgeable advisor, good work-life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • Great work environment with some very talented and interesting people (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Not the best work/life balance but it could definitely be worse and you have to be fine living in Atlanta (in 8 reviews)

  • I've heard still no raises yet parking costs and benefits have increased (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Lab Technician

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    -Friendly, everyone is nice and sociable
    -Flexible, really works with your schedule
    -Smart People

    Cons

    -Working with smart people, people can get a little stuck up, but they're still nice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very rewarding

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Learning by teaching undergraduates is good experience

    Cons

    sometimes it gets difficult with huge class strength

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Georgia Tech has a great academic atmosphere, especially here is the best studying place for talent engineers.

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The compensation is fair. The campus has a great gym. The studying atmosphere is perfect.

    Cons

    There is no law school or medical school here.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    A great place to work and be a student at. Very much dependent on one's advisor of course, I can't emphasize this enough

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Get a first class education, work with first class professors.Learn what it is to be a teacher and a researcher.

    Cons

    Don't expect to make money out of this, you're getting skills and an education instead

    Recommends
  6.  

    Student

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    Current Employee - Student in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Student in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very good school. Good teaching . good students. Good city. Positive environment. Learnt a lot. Need more schools like this one.

    Cons

    There are not many cons as such. 12 credits per semester can be considered as a negative attribute . nevertheless its a good school.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep 9 credits per semester

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Undergraduate Research Assistant

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Excellent position to boost your resume and get hand-on research experience

    Cons

    Undergraduate Research Assistant do not get as much attention as the Graduate ones.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    IE undergraduate student

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Great school. Great environment. Everyone is motivated and ambitious.

    Cons

    Engineering professors often don't care about their students.

  9.  

    Conference Assistant at Georgia Tech Conference services

    Current Employee - Conference Assistant and Set-up A/V Summer Job
    Current Employee - Conference Assistant and Set-up A/V Summer Job

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment. You get to live on the same hall with other undergraduates working at Conference Services and it feels almost like a family. Very flexible work hours.

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to work really early checkin/checkout shifts. It is also hard when you have a frustrating parent to deal with.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    good

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    good college for engineering students

    Cons

    good college but can be tough

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

  11.  

    Great academic atmosphere

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    First-rate academics, great faculty, excellent facilities.

    Cons

    The South, insular atmosphere, the weather!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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