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George Mason University Reviews

Updated September 18, 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. "Financial Manager"

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Diversity, inclusion, education, state benefits and flexibility

    Cons

    Salaries can be more competitive


  2. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at George Mason University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility in work schedule (teleworking options)
    Very supportive of professional development and advancing education
    Great deal of autonomy in work

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities
    Disparities in compensation between staff and faculty (staff often grossly underpaid)

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at George Mason University full-time

    Pros

    Great staff, cordial work environment

    Cons

    Depending on your supervisor, you might not receive enough guidance.


  4. "great"

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

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

    Pros

    Was vey good, stressful at time but other then that it was a very fun job

    Cons

    Had to deal with a lot of people, although its in the job title was just a little frustrating


  5. "Marketing Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to advance your career

    Cons

    Can be hectic, management sometimes isn’t clear


  6. "News Editor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time

    Pros

    Having a sense of community. Being able to edit the articles of staff writers is a good thing, as it will help my editing skills for future journalism writing positions.

    Cons

    Having to find a balance between being a full-time student, being healthy, and editing the articles given to me from staff writers.


  7. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA

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

    Pros

    Great Workplace to work while studying.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of.

  8. "Review of GMU full time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at George Mason University full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful colleagues, enthusiastic undergraduates, great area

    Cons

    physical space limitations, increasing number of administrative level positions


  9. "Overall is good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    it s good business school

    Cons

    some professor are tough but


  10. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George Mason University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Tuition Benefits for International Students

    Cons

    Overworked, I felt used and was given more work than what I was paid. The only reason I kept the job was that it provided tuition benefits for International students.


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