Georgia Tech Reviews in Georgia

Updated August 19, 2014
Updated August 19, 2014
384 Reviews

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384 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible hours and work environment enables a good work-life balance (in 9 reviews)

  • Great work environment with some very talented and interesting people (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • Not the best work/life balance but it could definitely be worse and you have to be fine living in Atlanta (in 6 reviews)

  • I've heard still no raises yet parking costs and benefits have increased (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    ECE User Assistant (Student Worker)

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ECE User Assistant  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - ECE User Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great management
    - Awesome Hours
    - Flexible work times to accommodate school schedules
    - Co-workers are friendly and in similar classes as you are.
    Overall, this job did not add any stress to my schedule and I believe that it actually improved schedule by filling in waiting times between classes.

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints for this job. I am grateful for the opportunity to learn new things and have structure in my schedule.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I am a lifeguard at the Campus Recreation Center, and this job has provided excellent flexibility with class scheduling.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lifeguard  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours to work with a student schedule, advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Sometimes closed for renovations for extended periods of time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    As a student worker

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Student Assistant  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working time is flexible, most professors and staffs are very nice

    Cons

    There are heavy workload for some classes, pay rate is too low compare to the work that has been done in certain classes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    a good place for 1 to 2 years postdoc

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    a compact campus and strong engineering programs

    Cons

    expensive life, lack of funding in some departments, bureaucratic in housing system

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Senior Security Officer, I love the interaction with Staff, Faculty and Students.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Security Officer  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Security Officer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment, and the work life balance.

    Cons

    My unit was Outsourced to privet Security

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A good example for a first job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wok Cook  in  Georgia Institute of Technology Branch Post Office, GA
    Current Employee - Wok Cook in Georgia Institute of Technology Branch Post Office, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Generally good decent amount of student as customer
    Well train fellow employee.

    Cons

    Low Wage do not change for the long run 8.25 per. hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less time for linger around

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Engineer

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Engineer I  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Research Engineer I in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place and people to work with

    Cons

    Large work load but manageable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Student Assistant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Student Assistant  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The work was easy and you were able to do school work at the same time. Getting hired simply depends on your likability with the boss.

    Cons

    Waking up for 8 am shifts was a bit difficult. Sometimes cleaning up after meetings was a bit annoying, but fine since you got to eat the food.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    PhD in School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Great training
    Resources
    Collaboration
    Students and faculty down to earth

    Cons

    Pay
    Politics
    Some advisors are not the best

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Retail Services

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mid Level Manager  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Mid Level Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia Tech full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Work and Life Balance

    Cons

    Bureaucratic Nightmare. Too many redundant procedures and people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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