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  • Dec 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, Texas

    Best things: cheap city, multinational environment, friendly people Bad things: car-dependent city, campus location is not very safe to live, not enough parking lots.

  • Dec 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, Texas

    Good benefits package, holiday schedule could be more flexible.

  • Nov 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Teaching Assistant in Houston, Texas

    I was there full time, but an Graduate Assistant only. The per hour rate is not very competitive to the industry rate. Great campus and the ambiance.

  • Oct 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research assistant in Houston, Texas

    As a research assistant partime I had very little to no benefits. Benefits were never really communicated clearly anyways.

  • Sep 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, Texas

    Worst thing is the efficiency of HR. They were very slow. Sometimes you have to send multiple emails to get your answers.

  • Sep 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former USS-2 in Houston, Texas

    The retirement for staff is TRS (Teachers Retirement System). Health is paid 100% for the employee. Vacation hours and sick time is earned monthly and with time in you earn more hours per month. You also get to carry more vacation time year to year the longer you are there.

  • Sep 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Instructional Assistant in Houston, Texas

    The best thing is that international students get a waiver that significantly reduces tuition. However, experience is not a factor in determining pay

  • Aug 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Marketing Manager in Houston, Texas

    The heath benefits are great. The sick days and dental are awesome as well.

  • Sep 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Program Manager in Houston, Texas

    Co-pay is very high.Should just pay out of pocket

  • Jul 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Assistant in Houston, Texas

    good health insurance, but low salary

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (24)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • CheckmarkCompany Social Events (15)
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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