Georgia Tech Reviews

Updated October 15, 2014
Updated October 15, 2014
419 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • smart co-workers, knowledgeable advisor, good work-life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • Great work environment with some very talented and interesting people (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Not the best work/life balance but it could definitely be worse and you have to be fine living in Atlanta (in 8 reviews)

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

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Working As A Undergraduate Lab Instructor at the Invention Studio

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Lab Instructor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Lab Instructor in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    24/7 Access to the invention studio, which is equiped with cutting edge manufacturing equiptment. Also, give the ability to teach others how to use these machines, and give general advice on designing.

    Cons

    If you live on the wrong side of campus, the 24/7 access is somewhat a moot point, as you are limited by your ability to make it to the studio.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give the studio more money. It will always be used wisely to further increase our ability to help all students on campus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Student Center Employee

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Building Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Building Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Working on a college campus is a great experience, you get to meet and interact with so many different and diverse people.

    Cons

    Sometimes language or culture differences can get in the way, but it is a good challenge!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Faset

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I got to meet and interact with lots of people

    Cons

    Values: integrity, teamwork, embracing change, diversity, and being positive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more practive

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  5.  

    It is quite a good school

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech as an intern

    Pros

    It is quite a good school

    Cons

    can't think of any reason why one wouldn't want to go to gatech

  6.  

    Research assistant at Gatech

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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 part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work with talented people, with great diversity

    Cons

    Salary does not compare with most industry jobs

    Recommends
  7.  

    Great School!

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

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

    Pros

    This school truly push you hard and train you to get ready to either industry or research.

    Cons

    It is too tech oriented and it doesn't have as many funny events as other schools do.

    Recommends
  8.  

    A good school to get MS/ME or PhD from

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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 (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    great academic reputation,
    helpful faculty members,
    reasonable cost of living

    Cons

    student fees and parking offsets much of the graduate stipend

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stronger career advisement/support for graduate student would be nice

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Being a biology teaching assistant

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    All the professors I've worked with have really cared about their TAs and the students they're teaching. They respect both parties and are genuinely interested in teaching.

    Cons

    One major challenges it the lack of motivation of some students, especially in the introductory classes. It makes sense given that they're not going to major in biology but it's still tough to work with.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Very pleasant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    Good supervisor with lots of support

    Cons

    Students can be frustrating and there is nothing to be done

  11.  

    Great place for student

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Students get paid easily and also receive tuition waiver. Tuition is tons of money for out-of-state student. Therefore, it it very worth to take the TA position. Also, it is also pretty interesting to answer questions.

    Cons

    The workload is absolutely not small. You may expect the workload is equal to or even heavier than you actually taking a course.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The compensation should be raised, since the school is scaling and there are more students in one class.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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