Texas Transportation Institute

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Texas Transportation Institute Reviews in College Station, TX

Updated October 28, 2014
Updated October 28, 2014
12 Reviews
3.6
12 Reviews
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  1.  

    Work as Student Technician with a EE developing traffic monitoring tools

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    Current Employee - Student Technician in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Student Technician in College Station, TX

    I have been working at Texas Transportation Institute part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Helpful people who know their stuff. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Sometimes not enough work for me.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Not very good mix of academy and consultant.

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    Current Employee - Associate Transportation Researcher in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Associate Transportation Researcher in College Station, TX

    I have been working at Texas Transportation Institute full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    College Station is a nice place to raise kids. Head quartered in university campus.

    Cons

    Not very good for academic or scholarly research though it is a part of Texas A&M University system.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No firm career path for new starters.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Not clear about the future direction of the organization.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Research Scientist in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Research Scientist in College Station, TX

    I have been working at Texas Transportation Institute full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Low living cost in College Station.
    Low Housing price
    Located in university, have access to lots of university facilities, but you have to pay

    Cons

    Not very cultural diversified and reluctant to the diversification.
    Some employee stick to much to what they are doing, do not want to explore new ideas.
    Very political in every aspect of the organization.
    Too heavily rely on Texas projects.
    Most of employee are TAMU graduate which is not good for academic research.
    Employee salary is not very high, but the senior people's pay are very high.
    Some people work too hard.
    College Station is a very small places and in the middle of nowhere

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Interesting experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in College Station, TX

    I have been working at Texas Transportation Institute part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    you get to work with the best minds in the different fields of transportation

    Cons

    work can be seasonal- sometimes busy , sometimes not so busy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep doing what you are doing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Working as a research worker

    Current Employee - Research Worker in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Research Worker in College Station, TX

    I have been working at Texas Transportation Institute part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I have been working here for the last 2 years. It has been a very healthy working environment I worked with Dr. Fujie Zhou. Everything that needed to learn i order to run the tests and perform data analysis was taught to me perfectly.

    Cons

    I dis not have any negative experience while working at TTI.

  7.  

    Got a little look into some research as student worker

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in College Station, TX
    Former Employee - Student Worker in College Station, TX

    I worked at Texas Transportation Institute

    Pros

    Flexible hours, nice new building.

    Cons

    Seemed like a lot of the employees were antisocial. Never could crack any of them.

    Recommends

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