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Georgia Tech Reviews

Updated Feb 16, 2020

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4.2
84%
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88%
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Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson
Bud Peterson
639 Ratings
  1. "Good place to study/work"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate 

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time

    Pros

    Great facilities and professors. Opportunities for reasearch.

    Cons

    Very high student fees, often poor life/work balance.

    Georgia Tech2020-02-16
  2. "postdoc in Georgia Tech"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I have been working at Georgia Tech full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    a good research institute to work

    Cons

    salary is a little bit low

    Georgia Tech2020-02-14
  3. "Boring job with good pay"

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    Current Employee - LIfe Guard 

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good co-workers, easy job, good pay

    Cons

    None to say. Boring and strict job but it's for safety

    Georgia Tech2020-02-14
  4. "Nice institute"

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice research institute with nice weather

    Cons

    Need to boost salary for good

    Georgia Tech2020-02-14
  5. "overall good"

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    Current Employee - GRA in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work flexibility, good work arrangement

    Cons

    workload sometimes depends on a specific project

    Georgia Tech2020-02-12
  6. "Good way to make money while gaining experience"

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Researcher 

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    If you find a chill prof, easy to gain lots of experience with low stress

    Cons

    Can be hard to get into the right lab

    Georgia Tech2020-02-09
  7. "Great Opportunity for Research Experience and Growth"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Innovation, surrounded by great minds, safety, resources

    Cons

    Low pay, stressful environment, no benefits

    Georgia Tech2020-02-09
  8. "Overall good"

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    Current Employee - Event Technician 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Tech part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours and supportive coworkers

    Cons

    Too much variability in employment conditions

    Georgia Tech2020-02-06
  9. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Tech part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure to research here.

    Cons

    Few, if any cons in this role.

    Georgia Tech2020-02-05
  10. "Overall a great experience but some issues of mental health"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Tech full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great on and off-campus resources. Professors are happy to discuss research with students - Overall a great environment of peers. GA Tech hires great people.

    Cons

    - It seems like Faculty are not incentivized to actually advise students (major push for grant money and publications) - Graduate student mental health really suffers in some research groups. On campus help is provided but not actually effective because discussions do not include the Faculty who are part of the issues

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    Georgia Tech2020-02-05

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