Georgia Tech

  www.gatech.edu
  www.gatech.edu

Georgia Tech Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
439 Reviews
4.1
439 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson
Bud Peterson
209 Ratings

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)

More Highlights

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    As a student worker

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (more than an 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
  2.  

    graduate program at GT

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time

    Pros

    great program, beautiful campus, many opportunities

    Cons

    working in laboratories can be really tough because there is not much oversight over lab Primary Investigators

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Research Scientist

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

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

    Pros

    There are over 5,000 research faculty at Georgia Tech committed to improving the human condition and working to find solutions to local and global challenges. Georgia tech is a great learning environment with accessible professors and instructors and offers a large number of research scientist positions

    Cons

    The work environment at Georgia Tech is very competitive and the work-life balance heavily leans toward work. In some cases work is life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management of forms and procedures could be simplified and streamlined.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5.  

    Very good and free life,comfortable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time

    Pros

    strong research skills and equipments, Very good and free life,comfortable, good teachers and students, good salary, so I love here

    Cons

    Very good and free life,comfortable, good teachers and students, good salary, so I love here,strong research skills and equipments,

  6.  

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.  

    Graduate Research Assistant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgia Tech

    Pros

    As a graduate student, the GRA provides stipends for me. It's great to receive the salary while doing research.

    Cons

    Everyone here is working hard. So many genius are around you. So you need to do something very interesting and innovation to impress your boss

  8.  

    A good example for a first job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (less than an 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
  9.  

    Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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 (more than an 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
  10.  

    a good place for 1 to 2 years postdoc

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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 (more than an 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
  11.  

    Student Assistant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (more than an 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

Work at Georgia Tech? Share Your Experiences

Georgia Tech

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.