Carnegie Mellon University
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www.cmu.edu Pittsburgh, PA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Teaching Assistant under the Computer Science department.

Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

ProsAlthough it really depends on which course you TA under, TA's are treated and generally paid well. Workload is not too heavy, and you can always let your professor know if you need a week off.

ConsTA-ing as a freshman results in really poor pay, considering that we do the same amount of work as the upperclassmen do.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Like working for a Silicon Valley/Seattle company, but for a bit less

    Research Programmer (Current Employee)
    Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Great Benefits: In addition to the usual health insurance and retirement plans, campus facilities and resources are also available to staff such as the gym/athletics… Cons: Low Salary Pay and Increments: While pay is competitive within the region for similar education level and technical jobs, compensation overall is much lower than… Advice to Senior Management: Increase compensation for employees, then staff and researchers will be… More
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    Excellent university

    Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Carnegie Mellon University part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Great academic and interdisciplinary environment Cons: Too much competition. Very tough schedules Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the good work Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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