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Hong Kong University of Science Reviews

Updated April 18, 2017
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  • The faculty members are all sitting far away from the labs in an isolated place which has better care (in 7 reviews)

  • Living space in Hong Kong is so limited (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Fair review"

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    Former Employee - Director in Woodbridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Director in Woodbridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Hong Kong University of Science full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's a good company. Willing to listen to you.

    Cons

    They are in the process of a new venture


  2. "Great atmosphere and sea view!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people, caring environment. I worked in Business School, which might me different from other dept. A lot of business exposure, many colleagues are previous experienced business professionals in industries like Banking, Marketing, etc. Good benefits including timeoffs, medical insurance, etc.

    Cons

    Promotions might be slow compared to the business companies, but it's university :P


  3. "Good environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Expertise; good reputation; hardcore knowledge

    Cons

    Remote location from the city area; relatively high transportation cost


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  5. "pretty good"

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

    Pros

    good academic environment, satisfying salary and welfare

    Cons

    work load is a little bit heavy


  6. "very good envirment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    not very intense
    great place for making friends

    Cons

    not really give you any experience


  7. "OK place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hong Kong University of Science part-time

    Pros

    People are efficient. Responses are quick most of the time. People are nice here, too.

    Cons

    Small and moderate compensation. Office politics.


  8. "PhD student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hong Kong University of Science full-time

    Pros

    Hardworking, good learning skills, problem solving skills

    Cons

    Communications skills, stay up late


  9. "Research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hong Kong University of Science full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work hour, relatively light workload

    Cons

    Dead end career, mostly for transition to research students


  10. "fair pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hong Kong University of Science full-time

    Pros

    flexible working hour from 8 to 5

    Cons

    no prospects for future career


  11. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The working hours are very flexible

    Cons

    I dont have any cons


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