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"best university of the south"

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Current Employee - Associate Professor in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Associate Professor in Atlanta, GA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

the environment in general is friendly, and there are a lot of cross-disciplinary collaboration, the campus is big, the campus recreation center is really good, there are some nice new buildings, and Tech Square is really convenient - with shuttle to MARTA station that goes directly to airport

Cons

different department have different culture and politics, like every place else. atlanta traffic is insane, fortunately midtown area where the campus is located is walkable with lots of restaurants. Tech Square does not have really cheap street food

Advice to Management

take care of your new hires by giving them reduced teaching loads (or no teaching) for the first year to help them prepare grant writing and a good start-up package so they can hire graduate students to work on projects right away

Other Employee Reviews for Georgia Tech

  1. "Georgia Tech College of Science"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Facility Management in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Facility Management in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Tech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Given autonomy, and work scheduling flexibility

    Cons

    Poor leadership structure or control, No long term or short term strategic plan, very poor communication, no authenticity in leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Stop "telling" the staff you care about the work they do, and start actually showing it, In the paycheck. Staff payroll increases totaling <3% in last 5 years. Faculty and administration, double digit increases.


  2. "Amazing Institute."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Resources are boundless, professors are some of the smartest in the world in their respective fields. Advisors are willing to help you get to wherever you want to be.

    Cons

    Traffic in Atlanta can be a bit messy :)

    Seriously though, there aren't many things bad about this place as long as you're working in a lab where you really get into the subject matter.

    Advice to Management

    Go Jackets!

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