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Updated Oct 28, 2021

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4.6
91%
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90%
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Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian
Farnam Jahanian
216 Ratings
Pros
  • "the excellent good work environment(in 61 reviews)

  • "Stipend is good for the cost of living in Pittsburgh(in 61 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Pittsburgh is a fine city to live in but it's not particularly remarkable in terms of nature/culture(in 67 reviews)

  • "work life balance was nonexistent(in 48 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Pretty nice

      Oct 26, 2021 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (Computer Science) 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      TA for a course you like = take the course a second time and get a much better understanding of the materials

      Cons

      It will take more time than you expect and make your life busy

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      TAing is Fine

      Oct 25, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay was solid, minimal hand-holding.

      Cons

      Students were variously engaged with the course material.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

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      Oct 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great faculty members and infrastructure

      Cons

      a lot of work to do

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Oct 22, 2021 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good education in many tech fields

      Cons

      can sometimes be pretty stressful

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    6. 5.0
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      Oct 20, 2021 - Student in Pittsburgh, PA
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      Pros

      Good courses, good teachers and classmates

      Cons

      High workload, 12 hours each day

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Oct 21, 2021 - SWE Intern in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      this is a good place to work for

      Cons

      it doesn't pay that well

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Enjoyable experience

      Oct 19, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Liked teaching students; very satifsying experience

      Cons

      Can be a little bit boring (esp. grading)

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Enjoyed undergrad research

      Oct 19, 2021 - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very professional and legit research projects.

      Cons

      I was online, so that made the research a bit tougher.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      i'm a good worker

      Oct 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      they pay good money and they have a good union

      Cons

      custodlian cleaning classroom and trash

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great work

      Oct 18, 2021 - Graduate Student in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay and decent work life balance

      Cons

      Nothing much, no cons as such.

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