Technion Reviews

Updated July 16, 2015
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  1. Good education, different view on the research process.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Technion

    Pros

    Good and rigorous education.

    Cons

    Different cultures view the research process differently.


  2. Postdoctoral Fellow

    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Haifa (Israel)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Haifa (Israel)

    I have been working at Technion

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    top quality research, stimulating environment, beautiful campus.

    Cons

    language of communication is mostly Hebrew (though most official work can be done in English), so courses are conducted in Hebrew, so the option of sitting through courses if you want to, is limited.


  3. Great people, excellent job,

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Laboratory Technician
    Current Employee - Laboratory Technician

    I have been working at Technion full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Hours of work, you can see a science from inside, great people

    Cons

    salary is low... But this is the way academy works


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  5. Worked as a lab assistant as part of MSc

    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Haifa (Israel)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Haifa (Israel)

    I worked at Technion part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on research problems and expand your knowledge.

    Cons

    Pretty `old-heavy-slow` mentality with some of the advisors.


  6. Lab manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lab Manager in Haifa (Israel)
    Current Employee - Lab Manager in Haifa (Israel)

    I have been working at Technion

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours Dynamic environment Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Low salaries May close doors for future jobs in the industry (not always considered as work experience but as academic experience)


  7. Convenient as a student part time job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Student Worker
    Former Employee - Student Worker

    I worked at Technion

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Convenient location, flexible hours, attune to academic schedule and stresses, know what skills you already have so reasonable expectations, good experience if you want to continue with research

    Cons

    Low pay, not necessarily relevant for industry work


  8. Adjunct

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Adjunct Lecturer in Haifa (Israel)
    Former Employee - Adjunct Lecturer in Haifa (Israel)

    I worked at Technion part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Interesting work, great students, great colleagues, wide range of opportunities

    Cons

    Chaotic, very poor organization, lots of politics, bad planning, poor feedback


  9. Good place to stand on the place

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Technion

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Gain experience working with top researchers of their fields.

    Cons

    Staff treated sometimes as commodity.


  10. Teaching assistant at Technion

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant and Research Student in Haifa (Israel)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant and Research Student in Haifa (Israel)

    I have been working at Technion full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great work if you like teaching

    Cons

    Requires more hours than are actually compensated for


  11. good department backing for pursuing one's research interests

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Haifa (Israel)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Haifa (Israel)

    I have been working at Technion full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    no teaching duties with the post i had.

    Cons

    computing facilities were a bit old.



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