Georgia Tech
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Georgia Tech Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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4.1 338 reviews

                             

95% Approve of the CEO

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson

Bud Peterson

(166 ratings)

89% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great work environment with some very talented and interesting people"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Flexible hours and work environment enables a good work-life balance"
    in 7 reviews
Cons:
  • "Not the best work/life balance but it could definitely be worse and you have to be fine living in Atlanta"
    in 5 reviews
  • "I've heard still no raises yet parking costs and benefits have increased"
    in 8 reviews
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Working here is great, but you'll never see extra $$

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsBenefits and environment are fantastic. Great healthcare benefits and other perks. Holiday schedule is also pretty nice. Paid week off at Christmas.

ConsOnce you're in, you're pretty much locked into your salary. There are no raises, no additional compensation for extra work. They only seem to value those (monetarily) who come in from outside the Institute. I'd stay here for my career if only they could pay me market value.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Typical RA responsibilities in a top School

Georgia Tech Research Assistanta (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsAmazing learning experience, the only way to experience Tech to its full capacity

ConsVery challenging and time consuming

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Great research

Research Engineer I (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsAccess to facilities and access to really smart professors

ConsWork life balance is very hard here.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure to support your employees and be more of a mentor

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Georgia Tech part-time

ProsA lot of inter-department courses and research opportunities.

ConsThe campus is good but the neighborhood is dull and scary!!

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Good Place

Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsGood Place, good working environment

Conspricey food and heavy traffic,

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great transition from corporate career to campus

Career Specialist (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsTech has an excellent reputation and is highly ranked among academic institutions. Colleagues and students are intelligent and easy to work with. The President is an exceptional leader who is very approachable. The campus is beautiful, has plenty of amenities, is constantly being improved and is an energetic environment to be in. Work/Life balance is excellent.

ConsCrime is an issue for urban campuses. The faculty and student body could be more ethnically diverse. Compensation provided by state institutions is not aligned with performance.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome institution.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsThe level of the education and the research is top

ConsI do not have general cons

Advice to Senior ManagementEverything is positive: benefits, perks, personal growth...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great school and great place to work!

Head Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsFull of opportunities, and resources. Professors and staff are very helpful.

ConsThe salary is kinda low

Advice to Senior Managementmaybe raise the pay a little bit

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good benefits, poor career advancement opportunities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Georgia Tech

ProsThe benefits are very good, research projects are very interesting and challenging

ConsNot very good career progression capabilities within the department

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Georgia Tech hires, equips, and supports the best researchers in the most recognized fields of science and technology.

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

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

ProsOne of the top programs for engineering
Flexible working environment

ConsNo Cons as I see it.

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