University of British Columbia
3.7 of 5 167 reviews
www.ubc.ca Vancouver, Canada 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Research Assistant as an undergraduate engineering student

Research Assistant (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

Pros- Gain undergraduate research and working experience
- Program supported by NSERC, so position was paid
- Get to know professors, lays ground work for graduate studies

Cons- May not be as practical as co-op industry experience for engineering students
- Pay depends on professor and program
- Experience may also vary depending on supervisor and project undertaken

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Really great experience with some great people

    Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at University of British Columbia full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Great environment, both for working and academics. I got to be around some great and brilliant people, and learn a lot from them. They had… Cons: Lower pay than industry standard ( I really think it… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    I worked at University of British Columbia full-time


    Pros: Working with students, faculty and employers Cons: There have been no cons More
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