George Mason University Reviews

Updated Jan 15, 2021

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George Mason University President Gregory Washington
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  • "Low pay; a lot of work on top of school(in 42 reviews)

  • "The stipend is not adjusted for the cost of living there(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    every 2 weeks monthly Stipend, tuition, and fee waiver

    Cons

    every thing is so good and no cons

  2. "Best experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at George Mason University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I enjoyed teaching the labs and being able to interact with students gave me further experience to understand problem solving skills.

    Cons

    The hours to work were beyond part-time.


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Amazing faculty to work with

    Cons

    there was nothing bad here

  4. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at George Mason University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work environment, depends on who you report to

    Cons

    Nothing really, my experience was good

  5. "I highly recommend working at the law library part-time while attending law school."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Law Library Clerk in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at George Mason University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The supervisors are fantastic, you get comfortable with the library resources, and if things are quiet you can study.

    Cons

    Members of the public get super mad they can’t come in.

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  6. "Very good place to work."

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student Wage in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    If you work under a well-reputed professor you can learn a lot. Few of the professors pay very well which demands very little work.

    Cons

    Few professors don't pay well and they demand a lot of work. They expect you to work more than 20 hours a week.

  7. "Great Experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and publish research

    Cons

    No cons to mention at this time

  8. COVID-19

    "Best Opportunity for students to go after"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Very Amazing position to work at

    Cons

    Worked during COVID so I didn't get interact as much

  9. "Nice, easy work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student Office Assistant in Fairfax, VA

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Everyone's super nice and helpful. Might depend on where you work though.

    Cons

    Not really any cons where I work at.

  10. "Enjoyed Working"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at George Mason University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Positive Environment Less work pressure Friendly Professors

    Cons

    Hectic Assignment gradings during the end of the semesters.

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