University of Washington
3.7 of 5 491 reviews
www.washington.edu Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

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Vibrant Campus

Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at University of Washington part-time for more than 3 years

ProsVibrant campus life with lot of activities and groups, terrific libraries and meeting spaces. Inspiring faculty and researchers creating meaningful impact and sharing and collaborating on innovative ideas. Always meeting new folks and young energetic students. Often make you own hours.

ConsRequires self discipline to get things done within normal business hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain high levels of benefits. Offer retirement savings plans to TA/RA's

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great benefits

Project Coordinator (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

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


Pros: Great benefits (medical/dental/vision, retirement, flex accounts, health club access, Metro pass, etc.) and very nice people. Plus, once you're hired into the UW, it's fairly… Cons: It's sort of a bureaucratic nightmare with plenty of people in management who have no business being there. I'm certain they mean well, but most… Advice to Senior Management: Take a class or two on how to manage and retain… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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There are some good people. But the politics can get out of hand

Research Scientist (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at University of Washington full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Work schedule can be flexible, which is especially good for those with family. Company does offer classes that might be related to your field for… Cons: People can be lazy, mean, steal ideas and present them as their own, or put the blame on you. Some people who have worked here… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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