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Updated March 24, 2019
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  • "There are no cons to the Program" (in 36 reviews)

  • "low pay, not a lot of direction given to new employees" (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Perfect part time job as a graduate student."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work around your schedule.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons of working as a teaching assistant, its fun.


  2. "3rd Year at University of Houston"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Student in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    professors are knowledgable are willing to teach

    Cons

    very big student body but can also be considered a pro

    Advice to Management

    Doing a good job

  3. "Positive work experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Flexible management
    Learn new things
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Can involve employees in all the phases of a project


  4. "Financial Coordinator"

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

    I have been working at University of Houston full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    UH is a great place to work and diverse.

    Cons

    the pay is low for the amount of work required.


  5. "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Desk Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Desk Assistant in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great co workers
    good hours
    easy to deal with about school

    Cons

    bosses can go on power trips


  6. "Assist with Excel based tasks"

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and nice coworkers

    Cons

    Very disorganized and high stress at times


  7. "Campus Recreation Employee"

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    Former Employee - Lifeguard
    Former Employee - Lifeguard

    I worked at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Great supervisors, easy on-campus job, Rec treats their employees really well

    Cons

    Aquatics was understaffed, hard to get shifts covered

  8. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Peer Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Peer Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Get to communicate with staff members. The work environment is clean. Great for professional development.

    Cons

    No cons place overall was great.


  9. "Instructional Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructional Assistant
    Current Employee - Instructional Assistant

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Insurance compensation coverage each month. First two months of summer break will be paid in full amount.

    Cons

    Compensations are the same for different sizes of classes.


  10. "Research staff"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Staff in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Research Staff in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Houston part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good faculty and helpful willing to go out of there way to help each other

    Cons

    Avoid the payroll people they grumpy and power trip

    Advice to Management

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