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Updated September 19, 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 23 reviews)

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  1. "Good University and great place"

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

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Amazing mentors and professional ethics.Flexibility and understanding

    Cons

    Hard to find a part time job for a student

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good workd


  2. "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

  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. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    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.


  5. "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


  6. "A good university"

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    • Culture & Values
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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.


  7. "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.

  8. "postdoc fellow"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "Good place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Very communicative staff, faculty, students
    Work process is very fast and supportive
    You can meet people with diversity from all around the globe

    Cons

    I don't have complaints about the university but keep in mind that it's very cold inside sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    I am satisfied with where I am at. I think people are friendly and especially during the hurricane, I felt that the school really cares about members in campus


  10. "Math teacher candidate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Houston (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is one of great university in Houston.

    Cons

    I don't have any Cons about the University of Houston.


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