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Ryerson University Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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Pros
  • good compensation and work-life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Working there you have flexible hours, minimal personal supervision, and great bosses (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Tend to offer contract to contract rather than full-time position (in 10 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. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Woodbridge, York, SC
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Woodbridge, York, SC

    I worked at Ryerson University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best job I ever had. Good working environment. People are nice and helpful. Many chances to grow with in the organization

    Cons

    Its in down town so travelling is difficult. Unless you live in down town then it is a huge plus.

    Advice to Management

    Please improve your building access equipment. There are times when your access card wont work and you will be stuck outside.


  2. "Working environment"

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

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    The benefits of Ryerson University are good.

    Cons

    The university facility is not good.

  3. "PostDoc Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant in Milpitas, CA

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

    Pros

    Advanced, educational, friendly environment

    Cons

    Part time job, Less salary


  4. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    this is a good place to be

    Cons

    this is a nice place to be


  5. "Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    Great experience for new students

    Cons

    Hours are not flexible enough


  6. "Full time non union"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    - work life balance, benefits, coworkers, salary

    Cons

    not many cons - sometimes the union can be more detrimental than helpful

    Advice to Management

    none


  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. "Research Assistant"

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

    I worked at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    Good Culture and good learning experience

    Cons

    cant't think of any; my experience was positive


  10. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Program Administrator
    Current Employee - Program Administrator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great, progressive, innovative environment and good benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    It is difficult to get your foot in the door


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