Concordia University Reviews

Updated August 31, 2015
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  1. Teacher Assistant

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    Former Employee - Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility, Resources and pretty good work life balance

    Cons

    Wage was fairly low and job itself was pretty straight forward and dull


  2. Alumni Relations - administrative

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    Former Employee - QC - Quebec in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - QC - Quebec in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very collegiate, helpful colleagues. Lots of opportunity to join the team and feel valued, but mostly by staff, not management.

    Cons

    It seems like procedures take precedence over what makes sense. Alot of turnover in staff in Advancement Department. Overall, very easy-going and pleasant place to work.


  3. Good, till it gets repetitive

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    Current Employee - Fund Raiser in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Fund Raiser in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Atmosphere, people, ambiance, stress free work

    Cons

    repetitive nature of the job, same bonus for different performance levels


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  5. Team work experience, Good payment

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Payment If you get hired you will be there unless you quit by yourown Dynamic environment and good opportunity to experience the team work Equal environment of race and gender

    Cons

    High pressure on meeting deadllines Unpredictable load pressure

    Advice to Management

    They will test your English language proficiency and will evaluate your presentation skills Offer and bonus for invigilatoring


  6. Best University

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Healthy Environment, good Professor, nice labs

    Cons

    its in Canada, its very cold out there... don't feel like going to the univ

    Advice to Management

    stop asking money for each and every single thing


  7. A good student job

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Helpdesk Technician in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Helpdesk Technician in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Friendly Environment -Management are very understanding of employees since we are all students. They are very lenient if you give them one week notice that you want to take a day off.

    Cons

    -Not enough employees during rush time.


  8. Good place depending on who is your supervisor

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Less stress and pressure than other universities

    Cons

    Less funding than other universities

    Advice to Management

    Review profile of all professors


  9. Site Coordinator, Goodman Institute

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    Current Employee - Site Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Site Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Competitive hourly salary; opportunities to meet professionals because the students here are also working; served snacks and drink

    Cons

    there is not much space to show your talent because all you need to do is to follow instructions; limited opportunities to gain a full-time position


  10. good environment with diversity culture company

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Concordia University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    As a graduate student I worked here as teaching and research assistant.

    Cons

    The rate of salaries is less than normal in compare to other north american universities

    Advice to Management

    it has a good potential to became one of the top university in Canada if there was more investment in research and study


  11. Concordia Student Union- A world of opportunity

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Wonderful and friendly staff. Very knowledgeable and ambitious. Office culture promotes social justice, sustainability ; food, health, wellbeing, consumption, etc. Safe working space, cultural and diversity awareness, student-run initiatives.

    Cons

    Turnover rate is high due to the policies of the Union- students are elected on a yearly basis.



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