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Georgetown University Reviews

Updated September 23, 2018
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Georgetown University President and Director Jack DeGioia
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  • "The cost of living pay is not enough to assist with keeping up with inflation" (in 15 reviews)

  • "so you were doing multiple jobs (only an issue because of low salary)" (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgetown University part-time

    Pros

    Georgetown definitely supports their student workers, great work environment

    Cons

    needs to be more career development opportunities


  2. "Ok place to work as the graduate place"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgetown University (More than a year)

    Pros

    free time, free lunch, good location

    Cons

    too much teaching load as the graduate TA

  3. "Office Assistant"

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

    I worked at Georgetown University part-time

    Pros

    Truly cares about contributing to the conversation and moving the world forward in a productive, conscious way. Respected and has great faculty and great events!

    Cons

    Beurocratic, upper management and lower management not always on the same page

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your students and employees!


  4. "Georgetown University"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Such a great place to work!

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons at this time!


  5. "Decent job, hope Georgetown allows grad students to unionize"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Georgetown University part-time

    Pros

    Helped to pay some of the bills
    Professor was interesting to talk to

    Cons

    No benefits, pay is low.


  6. "Some cons, but generally a good place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgetown University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, the Jesuit values are a truly a part of the work and culture, amazing alumni and students, very generous tuition benefits.

    Cons

    Not a ton of upward mobility, and the pay is absolutely below market value.


  7. "Development Coordinator"

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

    I worked at Georgetown University full-time

    Pros

    Secure employment, nice enough coworkers, good benefits package

    Cons

    Terrible physical work environment, no real sense of positive impact, just working to line the pockets of old white rich dudes

  8. "great learning experience, underpaid in expensive DC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Georgetown University full-time

    Pros

    working with experts in the field

    Cons

    no support from Title IX office in response to harassment complaints

    Advice to Management

    care about the people not just the business


  9. "Research Assistant ARCP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgetown University part-time

    Pros

    Consistent work, great opportunity to hone legal research skills, hourly wage that is worth the opportunity cost.

    Cons

    Challenging to balance part-time RA job with full-time summer job.


  10. "Teaching Assistant"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people and nice student

    Cons

    No cons. Poor traffic to get there


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