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Ryerson University Canada Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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Pros
  • good compensation and work-life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • Outstanding work environment at the Dept of Physics (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Difficult to secure full time employment (in 12 reviews)

  • Few hours are given to student staff so it may not be enough income as a part time job (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Contractor - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    good learning environment had a good time

    Cons

    Could work to build a better reputation


  2. "Facilities and Grounds Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Facilities and Grounds Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Facilities and Grounds Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment.
    Good benefits plus free education.

    Cons

    I cant tell at this moment.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    -good culture overall, though very decentralized, so this differs a bit around campus
    -progressive leadership
    -lots of new buildings going up

    Cons

    -space is an issue, new buildings may help this
    -commute is congested in Toronto


  4. "Flexible work environment with great people"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, and supervisors are very accommodating. Great pay and the people make the work fun. Working there while studying is a great!

    Cons

    There are really not many cons to working at Ryerson while you study there. Some of the work may be boring but it's generally a good environment.


  5. "Instructor"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Ryerson University as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good pay.

    Cons

    Difficult to secure full time employment.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. "Ryerson University Review"

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    Former Intern - Innovation and Partnership Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Innovation and Partnership Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great employee atmosphere, in the heart of downtown so close proximity to great food and entertainment

    Cons

    Not much room for vertical progression as most people have been in their senior roles for 3-5+ years.


  7. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ryerson University, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ryerson University, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    very consider and responsible employer

    Cons

    pay hour is shorter than average

  8. "Cultural Ambassador"

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    Former Employee - Cultural Ambassador in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Cultural Ambassador in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ryerson University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice and friendly environment.

    Cons

    The new management of ISS is not that professional.


  9. "Fantastic place to work"

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    Former Contractor - Editor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Editor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful, friendly, and helpful colleagues. Meaningful work. Beautiful location and facilities.

    Cons

    Downtown traffic can be tricky


  10. "Best Place to be"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, Community, Equity and Inclusivity

    Cons

    Campus a bit spread out

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


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