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Updated July 17, 2018
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  • "Low salary, it is all that I can see, every thing else makes it a great environment for any level of management" (in 25 reviews)

  • "Very low pay, few scholarship opportunities" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "AUS Snax Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethpage, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethpage, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McGill University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The job allowed me to be very autonomous, creative, as well as gain managerial experience while a student.

    Cons

    Balancing work and school was never an easy feat, but provided me with amazing time management and organizational skills!


  2. "Academic Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible work hours
    Amazing supervisor

    Cons

    Competitive culture
    Slow to progress and innovate

  3. "RA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McGill University full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible, as a research assistant I could make my own hours.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of really


  4. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I worked at McGill University part-time

    Pros

    Montreal is a nice place to be in

    Cons

    Pay/ hr for graduate research assistants is low


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Research Assistant"

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

    I worked at McGill University full-time

    Pros

    Excellent job environment, high quality research, advanced research support facilities, good benefits package and time off

    Cons

    Lack of job security for many jobs


  6. "Part-Time Worker as Gatekeeper"

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

    I worked at McGill University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work hours (to a limit), Good pay

    Cons

    Communicating more effectively over scheduling.

    Advice to Management

    More effective communication


  7. "Ph.D. candidate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at McGill University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice campus, friendly environment, good Profs and equipped labs

    Cons

    Ph.D. salary is low and scholarships are highly competitive

  8. "student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McGill University full-time

    Pros

    competition, atmosphere, some good professors, opportunities

    Cons

    too much work for engineering


  9. "Geographic Information Center"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McGill University full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, long lunches, interesting research work.

    Cons

    Slow pace of work sometimes, a common symptom of academia.


  10. "resident"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McGill University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good city to live in

    Cons

    crappy or time to operate

    Advice to Management

    go eat yourself


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