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Georgia Tech Reviews

Updated November 22, 2014
Updated November 22, 2014
433 Reviews
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433 Reviews
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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.  

    Great school and great place to work!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Head Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Head Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Full of opportunities, and resources. Professors and staff are very helpful.

    Cons

    The salary is kinda low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    maybe raise the pay a little bit

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Georgia Tech hires, equips, and supports the best researchers in the most recognized fields of science and technology.

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

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    One of the top programs for engineering
    Flexible working environment

    Cons

    No Cons as I see it.

  3.  

    Great resources, peers, and work environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Helpful approachable faculty means you can get the expertise you need. Two cleanrooms and numerous other user facilities means you have all the equipment get your work done.

    Cons

    Some lab groups can be like fiefdoms... generally best to contact a grad student in the group and have them ask their advisor on your behalf.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the user facilities. The cleanrooms and other equipment (SEM, TEM, SIMS) are a very valuable to researchers and grad students. They make it possible for groups to do experiments that they would otherwise not be able to do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Very good.

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    • Senior Management
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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 full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good university. I like the campus and the weather here. People are good.

    Cons

    Everything is good I cannot find any cons at that time. I love this place.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It is nice to work for Tech~

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    Current Employee - Tutor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Tutor in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    People around you are all very well educated.

    Cons

    Not much good-paids for students

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Earning while learning, its awesome!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Some of the best research is being done here

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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

    Excellent research opportunites, supportive advisors.

    Cons

    Long hours, but nothing less than you would expect from a top graduate program

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Georgia tech is the #6 department for artificial intelligence.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Top professors. great classes. lots of cool students.

    Cons

    none in particular, but salary could be higher.

  10.  

    Teaching Assistant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Good professor. Helpful content in class and work.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work experience differ from different professors.

  11.  

    Caring group of people looking to help the kids

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tutor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Tutor in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    As an All Kids Count tutor, you are told upfront and reminded over and over that it is all about the kids, which I found very reassuring since I'm so used to tutoring gigs being more about just an 'easy' after school job.
    You create your own schedule and are paid higher than other tutors on campus.

    Cons

    There really weren't any cons. I loved it!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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