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University of Houston Reviews

Updated September 20, 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. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Houston part-time

    Pros

    Great work culture and experience

    Cons

    There is a lot of competition


  2. "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

  3. "CBA"

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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


  4. "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.


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

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    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.


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

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    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.


  7. "Project Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Great first hand learning experience, and access to multiple resources and mentors.

    Cons

    Not for long term career position

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "They treat staff like they are expendable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at University of Houston full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, friendly, not much else to say

    Cons

    Low low, pay parking is outrageous, minimal raises, If you are not faculty they don't give a rat's add about you


  9. "Center for Student Media"

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    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.


  10. "Great Place to Start on your Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You learn a lot from older employees
    Surrounded by future leaders
    Young Energy Surrounding the campus

    Cons

    Could only get paid part time

    Advice to Management

    -Better Customer Service


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