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Concordia University Reviews

Updated July 17, 2017
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  • There are no cons to this position (in 8 reviews)

  • low salary, not fair, poor organization (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Concordia university"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Concordia University as a contractor

    Pros

    Pleasant atmosphere to work, great location, excellent compensation

    Cons

    Such a big organization that can feel bureaucratic at times


  2. "invigilator"

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    Former Employee - Invigilator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Invigilator in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Concordia University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It provides best work environment as well best study environment. All the facilities
    provided by them was really top class.

    Cons

    I generally don't feel anything which is bad.

  3. "Teaching Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Concordia University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay.Flexible Work. Good Management. Nice people

    Cons

    Contract work..not permanent..less number of hours


  4. "Study Group Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Concordia University part-time

    Pros

    - exciting small class: you can teach in your style!
    - good director
    - good supplement

    Cons

    wage is not high, but anyway it is a great experience in your university life.


  5. "Graduate research assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance and great advisors for research
    Lots of professional counseling for future prospects for graduates.

    Cons

    Long waiting times for administration processing sometimes.


  6. "Lab Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Concordia University as an intern

    Pros

    Supervisors give a decent amount of independence to newcomers, and and quick about providing necessary skill instructions.

    Cons

    Laboratory resources are not always up kept, so some improvisation is needed. Often times organization and scheduling is difficult to maintain

    Advice to Management

    Continue trusting undergraduate students with research tasks, as we are eager to learn.


  7. "research associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Concordia University part-time

    Pros

    friendly work environment, respect, good work-life balance, collaborative environment. i found that the students and staff were very easy to approach and easy to get along with.

    Cons

    salary, room for advancement. the lack of an open concept structure of laboratories to meet and interact/network with new people overtime which stunts the possibility for collaborative opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    management of staff is acceptable, keep up the good work fostering a friendly work environment. put more effort in connecting staff from different laboratories and departments to encourage multidisciplinary collaborations.

  8. "good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Concordia University as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    disciplined
    nice
    very organized
    can be better
    good people

    Cons

    low pay
    can automate things
    no need to send paper-based schedules when they can do it online

    Advice to Management

    just please go through the cons I've mentioned


  9. "Good place to work at"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The salary is quite good.

    Cons

    The timings are a bit too early, which really depends on which Labs you are taking.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really.


  10. "GREAT company, GREAT people, GREAT opportunities!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I never feel I am working in an office, the environment and work culture is very friendly.

    Cons

    Things change pretty quickly, so you have to move quickly to keep up, but the upside is that you never get bored!


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