University of Washington

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Great place to work

Current Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA

I have been working at University of Washington full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Dynamic and multidisciplinary high tech work environment with highly talented people to help
advance career

Cons

Wide pay range with apparent no standard

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Better transparent staff evaluation.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Beautiful campus and interesting opportunities.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington

    Pros

    The campus is beautiful, there is fascinating research going on and it's rewarding to work on advanced research. The business end of UW seems to be reasonable efficient, at least it's better than other universities I've worked at.

    Cons

    Funding can be unstable for academic projects, so you can end up working on a project that is discontinued which can be frustrating. The U District does have some crime issues.

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    A good place to hone your skills but very cold staff.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I worked at University of Washington full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They offer some pretty good assignments. You learn and grow with each project. The staff seem to like what they do. The office culture reflects the great energy of UW's students.

    Cons

    Where can I start? UW and the Seattle freeze go hand in hand. Many of the staff are passive aggressive (like in Admissions). They like people who are local not from other cities, states or countries. If you have dark skin, chances are you won't go far here. For example, in Family Medicine, there is only 1 black female doctor. That dept. is FULL of political issues. They lack the diplomacy and tact to handle people. They like to mistreat people and they don't care at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some management skill classes to learn how to handle people. You worked there for so long and loses tough of handling people. You may excel in science, but not in people skills.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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