Concordia University

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Concordia University Reviews

Updated September 30, 2014
Updated September 30, 2014
80 Reviews
3.7
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Pros
  • For me it is a good opportunity the simulate the real work environment and face different challenges (in 5 reviews)

  • Good benefits and working hours (in 5 reviews)


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

  • Some political issues at the senior management level that still need to be resolved (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    A graduate research assistant

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant (M A Sc )  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant (M A Sc ) in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, easy jobs, young environment

    Cons

    very unorganized, always delay in payments

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concordia University as a contractor

    Pros

    Good benefits, good work schedule for people with families. Diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. Would definitely recommend it.

    Cons

    Poor communication between management and staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    easy job not much of a work load.

    Cons

    good work- life balance, easy to cope up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they do there job perfectly

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Pursuing Masters at Concordia University

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concordia University

    Pros

    Easy Admissions, In Montreal city.

    Cons

    No Standards, Less opportunities for students in campus

  6.  

    teaching assistant

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Concordia University as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    on campus job, work-study balance

    Cons

    low salary, cannot renew contract

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Learned a lot and sharpened my public talking skills while doing teaching assistanship there.

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    It's location is great. Access to public transit and lots of cafes and restaurants near by

    Cons

    Need to renew your TA contract each semester

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    A very good experience !

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sport's Event Organizer  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sport's Event Organizer in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Concordia University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Teamwork is great
    As a part time job, it is not stressful at all
    Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Organization of roles wasn't great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better distribution of roles

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Great place and opportunity

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Support  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Student Support in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, no language restrictions

    Cons

    Very little career growth path across teams, dept.

    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    A good multi-cultural university in one of the best cities in the world.

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    I am working at Concordia because I am currently student there. For me it is a good opportunity the simulate the real work environment and face different challenges.

    Cons

    There many Job opportunities for computer engineers but for other majors it is really hard to find a professor to hire you as a research assistance.

    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Overall good university

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    a large variety of disciplines for undergraduates. Growing fast in recent years. Located in a charming Multi-culture city with several other famous universities around.

    Cons

    Research capability of graduate level for certain area is limited.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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