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  1. Research Associate in Field Robotics Center

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends

    I worked at Carnegie Mellon University part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Amazing learning opportunities. Exposure to state-of-the-art research facilities.

    Cons

    There is no one to push you to work harder. Some people face impostor syndrome.

  2. Fun Job

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA
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    I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great environment, great school, lots of things going on

    Cons

    Very siloed. Moving towards more consistency

  3. Great job for CMU Students looking for part time job.

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      Current Employee - Student Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA

      I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      - great pay, not too demanding, very chill work environment

      Cons

      isn't something that impresses employers as much as being a TA

    • Research Assistant

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University part-time

        Pros

        works with one of the most talented prof. in the world

        Cons

        require good time-management, work at least 10 hours

      • Interesting

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        Former Employee - Guide in Saint Charles, MO
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        Positive Outlook
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        I worked at Carnegie Mellon University part-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        To be or not to be

        Cons

        That is the question for me

      • Great TA experience

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          Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 
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          I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University part-time

          Pros

          Professors are really nice, and the tasks for TA are clearly organized.

          Cons

          We are assigned to courses randomly.

        • intern

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Carnegie Mellon University full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Great Place to work for Internship

          Cons

          HR a little difficult to get ahold of

        • Good Place Right Out of College

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          Current Employee - Animation Designer in Pittsburgh, PA

          I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Lenient Hours Opportunities to Learn Good Benefits

          Cons

          Not much in terms of career advancement

        • Great Place to Work

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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          I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University full-time for more than 9 years

          Pros

          Great atmosphere, lots of good, smart people. Benefits include contributions to 403b, access to gym and pool areas, public transportation, and tuition expenses. 3% annual raises, and some of the very generous PTO. 17 days and up per year.

          Cons

          Salaries might be slightly slower than what you can get elsewhere, but benefits more than make up for it.

          Advice to Management

          Keep doing what you're doing and investing in your students, faculty, and staff. This is a great place to work!

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          great employer with generous benefits

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          Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
          Recommends

          I have been working at Carnegie Mellon University full-time for more than 4 years

          Pros

          fulfilling work in an interesting academic environment. coworkers and supervisors are flexible and willing to consider / help implement new ideas + improvements to admin processes. the university's benefits are generous, including a 401k contribution and tuition remission.

          Cons

          for a university with a top-tier computer science program, it's surprising that much of the software available to the admin staff is dated.

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