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University of Houston Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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  • No cons as I found it to be a good place to work (in 24 reviews)

  • Very Low pay compared to working elsewhere (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "CBA"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Houston is a great city to live in.

    Cons

    Lack of communication from Central Administration.

    Advice to Management

    Better Communication


  2. "UH-Bauer College of Business-Overall, Great Place to Work"

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

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

    Pros

    Great culture, advancement opportunities, great benefits

    Cons

    Mediocre pay, sometimes slow to change processes around inefficiencies due to budget constraints, training for new employees could be strengthened.

  3. "Center for Student Media"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Team in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Marketing Team in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people
    Creative environment
    Great for student workers

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours are given to student workers

    Advice to Management

    None. Keep up the good work.


  4. "Best place to work as a student"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    People I worked with were awesome and the tasks were awesome. Everyday was a fun learning experience

    Cons

    As a student tech your hours to work are limited


  5. "Nice Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Sugar Land, TX
    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Sugar Land, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Pay is less than private sector.


  6. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Everyone is very helpful and I enjoyed my work

    Cons

    There is nothing that I didn't like


  7. "Research Assistant"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    Flexible working time and low pressure environment

    Cons

    salary is low and university start to cut the budget this year.

  8. "University of Houston is a friendly wok environment"

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

    Pros

    Overall benefits are great. Healthcare, parking and childcare are onsite and affordable.

    Cons

    Food options around are not great when you are healthy food oriented.


  9. "Writing Center-Great job for undergrads/grad students"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    As a consultant, you get to choose your hours, get A LOT of experience with writing, editing, and time management, co-workers are fellow students, and the staff is very friendly and understanding.

    Cons

    No benefits, you can only work 15 hours a week, no room to "move up" and you have to be able to change roles at the drop of a hat as co-workers may not show up to work and you have to cover.


  10. "good atmosphier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    academic and research based environment

    Cons

    low income comparing to similar positions


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