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A grab bag filled with a mixture of highly passionate, talented individuals and the worst stereotypes of lazy employees.

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Current Employee - Program Coordinator  in  Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Seattle, WA

I have been working at University of Washington full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good benefits, fun environment, rewarding mission.

Cons

Stress, poor leadership, mismanagement of resources

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Privatize as much as you can!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Postdoctoral Fellow

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Flexibility
    Benefits
    Location
    Proximity to Fred Hutchinson
    Size
    Opportunities in area

    Cons

    Turnover
    Dwindling resources
    Lack of funding
    Skeletal staff
    Poor morale
    Highly political
    Brain drain
    Aging facilities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop the bleeding before it is too late. At this rate, restoring the reputation of this institution will be next to impossible.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Gain excellent experience with a job that is flexible with class schedules.

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    Current Employee - Resident Adviser  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Resident Adviser in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    - Great compensation (housing and food)
    - RA staffs are naturally friendly, helpful, and team-oriented
    - Resident directors are supportive and effective in managing/motivating staff
    - "Work schedule" is shaped around your class schedule

    Cons

    - Work can get pretty hectic at certain times of the academic year (i.e. move-in/move-out)
    - Students living in the residence halls sometimes have negative perceptions of RAs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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