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Updated November 29, 2017
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Pros
  • Good hours make the work/life balance easier (in 4 reviews)

  • Flexible hours, the coworkers and Management, are mostly nice and intelligent, always happy to help, but the bureaucracy is tiring (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • not growing opportunities or to have a growing career path (in 2 reviews)

  • At the biology faculty it is really low (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Technion full-time

    Pros

    Great environment, open minded, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Not enough financial support from the funding agencies


  2. "Teaching assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great place to teach. Smart and motivated students, good support staff.

    Cons

    Professors tend to dump excessive workload on TAs

  3. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good hours make the work/life balance easier.
    Very good benefits,

    Cons

    Very low starting salary and you can't get bounos.


  4. "Good education, different view on the research process."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good and rigorous education.

    Cons

    Different cultures view the research process differently.


  5. "good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Technion part-time

    Pros

    student position time very satisfaied

    Cons

    low salary and low salary


  6. "Masters student"

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    Current Employee - Masters Student, Teaching Assistant in Haifa (Israel)
    Current Employee - Masters Student, Teaching Assistant in Haifa (Israel)
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Technion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and research in a field of interest, really great professors and researchers to learn from..

    Cons

    Working alone, not much interactions with fellow PhD. and masters students.

    Advice to Management

    More team work would be very beneficial to all, more productive and fun.


  7. "Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate
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    I have been working at Technion full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great international atmosphere, good research resources, very good amenities for students, and staff, including for young families

    Cons

    Depending on the department, it can be very Hebrew-dependant, despite the efforts for internationalization

  8. "Working as a Postdoc scholar in the Technion"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Haifa (Israel)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Haifa (Israel)
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent scientific and social environment

    Cons

    No health, insurance or retirement benefits when on scholarships


  9. "Postdoctoral Fellow"

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

    I have been working at Technion full-time

    Pros

    Great research here at the Technion. Awesome community in our faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management.

    Cons

    Not a lot of new Prof. positions. PhDs are "forced" to go abroad for postdocs in order to become Prof. (not different than other Israeli Universities)


  10. "Overlall intresting place and people"

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    Former Employee - Webmaster in Haifa (Israel)
    Former Employee - Webmaster in Haifa (Israel)
    Recommends

    I worked at Technion (More than a year)

    Pros

    challanges, working with people in research, labs, tech, students

    Cons

    salary not good enough, doesn't feel like in industry, bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    better salaries for working students and grads.


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