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University of Houston Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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  • No cons as I found it to be a good place to work (in 25 reviews)

  • Very Low pay compared to working elsewhere (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Instructional Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It was Flexible and convenient. With regards to the number of hours worked, I earned quite decent,

    Cons

    Depends on your luck and the professor you work with


  2. "Good"

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

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Interesting job fun to work at.

    Cons

    early morning is the busiest.

  3. "Commuter Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Did this as an undergraduate student.
    great leadership opporunity
    allows you to instill Cougar pride into freshmans
    works around your schedule

    Cons

    It works around your schedule, but you might have all sorts of test that might hold you back from events, but that is understandable


  4. "An excellent place for learning, training and pefecting"

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

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

    Pros

    comprehensive resources, freedom to explore, friendly working and studying environment

    Cons

    lack reputation with its high achievements


  5. "A good university"

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

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

    Pros

    Located in Houston which is a big city. Facilities are convenient and abundant. All the colleagues in my group are nice and productive.

    Cons

    Near to Houston downtown and not that safe at night.


  6. "UH has work to do still."

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

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

    Pros

    The diversity at UH is top notch. Also setting in downtown Houston is a major plus.

    Cons

    The parking, the heat, the overcrowding, the cost of tution.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on education, less on vanity.


  7. "postdoc fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    you can gain lot of experience before enter industry

    Cons

    traffic is just so bad here around the energy research park

  8. "Don't work for housing."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The free housing is nice.

    Cons

    Long random hours. Difficult bosses.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more


  9. "Teaching Assistant"

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

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

    Pros

    Gain experience through continuing employment

    Cons

    Some jobs are not flexible


  10. "Graduate assistant -lab"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    To be able to work in your field of interest.

    Cons

    rigid pay structure , limited hours


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