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  1. 5.0
    Former Contractor

    Good

    Feb 7, 2023 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You get what you put in.

    Cons

    Not much, the pay isn't good but the work isn't overly demanding...

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place

    Dec 12, 2022 - Graduate Assistant - Research 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good place to work at.

    Cons

    Workload can be incredibly low sometimes, which means low pay.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    It's Fine

    Aug 30, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    This internship is a great opportunity to dip my toes into being a machine learning engineer

    Cons

    Not enough guidance, not great pay

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great

    Jun 12, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very good place to work.

    Cons

    Located in Spring Valley. Spanish is an extra.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    good workplace to build up analytics skills

    Dec 30, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good workplace and friendly environment. did learn a lot with the professor

    Cons

    workload could be monotonous sometimes

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Better than average options for a bad type of position

    Jan 30, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible, good benefits. Great opportunity for growth and personal passion pursuits.

    Cons

    Health care was expensive, salary was low to cost of living, direct super visor was inaccessible often

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good Position

    Nov 30, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Helps build skills in the field

    Cons

    Not enough work some of the time

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Not a bad job

    Nov 9, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Easy job, depending on the professor you are assigned to. Most of the work has to do with grading which only happens a few times during the semester depending on the course.

    Cons

    T.A's do not make any input in course development and generally get little opportunity to teach

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good experience and connections

    May 24, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Amazing faculty connections and experience

    Cons

    Pay can vary, limited assignments

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee

    not bad

    May 11, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    it has the good environment to research

    Cons

    the money is not enough

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Graduate Research Assistant professionals working at American University have rated their employer with 4.1 out of 5 stars in 38 Glassdoor reviews. This is a higher than average score with the overall rating of American University employees being 3.9 out of 5 stars. Search open Graduate Research Assistant Jobs at American University now and start preparing for your job interview by browsing frequently asked Graduate Research Assistant interview questions at American University.

Graduate Research Assistant professionals rate their compensation and benefits at American University with 2.9 out of 5 stars based on 38 anonymously submitted employee reviews. This is 6.7% worse than the company average rating for salary and benefits. Find out more about Graduate Research Assistant salaries and benefits at American University.

99% of Graduate Research Assistant employees at American University would recommend their employer to a friend. This rating has increased by 1% in the past 12 months. Graduate Research Assistant professionals have also rated American University with a 4.9 rating for work-life-balance, 4.6 rating for diversity and inclusion, 4.8 rating for culture and values and 3.1 rating for career opportunities.

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