Concordia University Reviews

Updated August 31, 2015
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  • For me it is a good opportunity the simulate the real work environment and face different challenges (in 6 reviews)

  • Good pay and working hours not that stressful (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Very little career growth path across teams, dept (in 2 reviews)

  • Very low pay scale, No significant growth chance (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Professor

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling and freedom to develop your course as you see fit.

    Cons

    Not much continued education support


  2. A small private university that provides the opportunity to develop your roles as an administrator

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    Current Employee - Director of Student Services in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Director of Student Services in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company Values: Ethical choices are never in question Upper administration is open and encourages 2-way communication Small campus allows for deep employee relationships

    Cons

    Training is limited, must be able to think on your feet and adjust quickly, small private institutions do not pay as high as other institutions would

    Advice to Management

    Courage the development of young employees and help mentor them into future leadership positions


  3. Being a consultant with Concordia

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Concordia University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A value, christian ethics related university; friendly staff, some highly qualified faculty and staff; great potential for becoming a top christian university.

    Cons

    Compensation and benefits need to be reviewed soon to bring up to national standards for university pay and benefits.


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  5. Teaching Assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Easy to deal with students. Professors are there to help you out.

    Cons

    Management and HR staff doesn't have coordination


  6. financial advisor

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Concordia University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    providing help for people while building a career for oneself

    Cons

    facing rejections daily from clients

    Advice to Management

    support staff at all time through training , in that way no one feels isolated


  7. A place to pass time

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    A good transition step for someone who is in job transition

    Cons

    not well-recognized low payment for graduate


  8. Graduate research assistant

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You will receive financial support while you are studying and researching on your field.

    Cons

    It depends on your supervisor. Some of them expects you way too much.

    Advice to Management

    put more endeavor to connect the university and the industry by introducing the students as interns..


  9. Lab Assistant

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Concordia University part-time

    Pros

    Great environment for a student

    Cons

    Should pay more for the work


  10. student

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time

    Pros

    It is a good school for international student.

    Cons

    Sometimes to be a fulltime student can be tired if you also work part time.


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    Teaching Assistance

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant and Lab Demonstrator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant and Lab Demonstrator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Concordia University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    in touch with very up to date science

    Cons

    does not provide industrial experience for me



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