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"Great experience"

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Former Employee - Web Developer in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Web Developer in Seattle, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
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I worked at University of Washington part-time (More than a year)

Pros

The benefit is great, and the location is great. Education institution environment, you can meet many smart people any time on campus...

Cons

The weather will make you crazy, if you don't like rain. And also some department has very bad management. Our manager will not know what he or she should do.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Washington

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Necessary, but frustrating"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    As a graduate student, it's one of the only ways to get your tuition paid. For out of state and international student, this is particularly valuable.

    Another plus is that you get to work on diverse and interesting projects that may turn into research opportunities for dissertation work.

    Cons

    Your pay is extremely poor, and you have effectively no ability to affect your pay rate, as it's largely defined by state funding levels. Advisors vary widely in quality, and your work load may exceed contractual requirements. Finally, since you're often tied to a particular professor through both your work and your research, you're effectively unable to move if conditions are unacceptable to you. This last point is really important - if you're lucky enough to work with someone you like, you're fine. But if you have difficulties with your employing professor, it's very hard to do anything about it without endangering your academic career.


  2. "research scientist"

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Washington full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    there are really good medical benefit

    Cons

    low salary, low salary, low salary

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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