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George Mason University Reviews

Updated June 22, 2018
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  • "Most universities in the area pay their GTAs roughly what the cost of living is, but George Mason pays only half what the" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Low pay, not much help with covering shifts" (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Takes care of their employees"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    George Mason University has a good benefits plan and everyone there is willing to help each other out in times of need.

    Cons

    Really no cons, everyone is very supportive and flexible


  2. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Good work culture
    Flexible work hours

    Cons

    Exceeding work hours than specified
    Low Pay ment

  3. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment
    Flexible hours
    Friendly staff

    Cons

    Hectic work
    exceeding work hours
    The curriculum should be updated for some courses


  4. "Great Institution"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Loved the atmosphere at the university

    Cons

    No cons for this university


  5. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Best people to work with. Great learning experience

    Cons

    no such con at the workplace

    Advice to Management

    Great job!


  6. "Great university to attend for your Ph.D. study"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George Mason University part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good academic environment to study

    Cons

    not enough parking space for students


  7. "TA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    its all good and amazing to work at gmu

    Cons

    nothigna fasf plus its all good to work at gmu

  8. "Good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at George Mason University full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Relaxed environment
    Nice campus
    Some people are really committed to their work

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities for raises
    Low compensation
    Difficult to park and you have to pay for it

    Advice to Management

    Find creative ways to motivate staff to stay in the university if salaries are not competitive for the area


  9. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Moderate to High Workload, enough time to balance work and studies

    Cons

    Not enough pay for the workload given


  10. "Housing and Residence Life Summer Conference Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at George Mason University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Easy Night Shifts, Ability to Get A Lot of Hours, Free Housing

    Cons

    Little Help from Professional Staff, Attitude from Managers


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