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Challenging, but rewarding

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Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Pittsburgh, PA
Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at University of Pittsburgh

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

-Great science
-A spectrum of research activities

Cons

-Sometimes trying to be an Ivy league institute

Advice to Management

Science is the objective. Not a means to support an administrative end

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  1. Overall, a good place to work and gain experience.

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    Former Employee - Summer Buildings Manager in Bradford, PA
    Former Employee - Summer Buildings Manager in Bradford, PA

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    flexible time off
    candid feedback from supervisors
    great on campus enviroment to work at
    clear objectives
    available tools needed to complete tasks

    Cons

    Located in a very poor and depressing town with little to do
    poor compensation for difficult work
    overtime is required yet uncompensated for

    Advice to Management

    because there is often a need for overtime related work due to conference scheduling, either pay for overtime or hire larger part time staff members

  2. A decent enough place to work

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh

    Pros

    Great Benefits, good learning experience. wide exposure new idea and technologies. The quality of working there really depends on what department you are in and who your manager is.

    Cons

    U of Pitt can be either a great or bad place to work depending on what part of the Univeristy you work in... Pay and raise are so, so. There is a large amount of favoritism going on in the place.

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of your employees..

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