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Updated December 7, 2017
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Pros
  • Great team, respects your studies if you're a student, they invest in your professional development, great work-life balance, amazing pay considering (in 7 reviews)

  • The working environment is tidy and quiet (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Lab Demonstrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Get great support from the teaching staff. Great opportunity to blend in and know more about the university.

    Cons

    Could lose some work life balance


  2. "Academic Tutor"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne as a contractor

    Pros

    Repetitive work, physically demanding at times

    Cons

    Good pay, work life balance

  3. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Contractor - PhD Research Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Contractor - PhD Research Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Melbourne as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best place to work and high-quality research

    Cons

    very strict on educational management


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Freelancer - Research Assistant in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Freelancer - Research Assistant in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work was extremely flexible and allowed you to hone your skills in data analytics. Very transferable to other industries and corporate. High hourly rate and able to by correspondence in your own time alongside studies or other projects.

    Cons

    Usually have to wait for a project to pop up that suits your expertise, may be inconsistent in its nature.

    Advice to Management

    Employ more students, it really was, is a great opportunity that not many students apply for or know the great benefits of


  5. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Student in Melbourne (Australia)

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The overall exp was good and I am really proud to be from this uni

    Cons

    Placement and job opportunity is very low


  6. "Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Normal , nice , friendly, working hours

    Cons

    Low paying , old environment , no team work


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great for equal opportunity and fairness, generous 17% superannuation, beautiful campus in a great location.

    Cons

    The bureaucracy can often make it difficult to make a meaningful difference

  8. "YEAR 10 WORK EXPERIENCE ASTROPHYSICS"

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

    I worked at University of Melbourne as an intern

    Pros

    Best resources and equipment. Beautiful campus

    Cons

    Hard to grasp some of the concepts discussed


  9. "An Amazing Place and Rewarding Experience"

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    Former Employee - Senior Lecturer in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Senior Lecturer in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great student body
    -intellectually stimulating environment
    - great faculty
    -financially rewarding

    Cons

    No cons- in fact, a great working environment.


  10. "Good company culture"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Melbourne as an intern

    Pros

    Great culture, friendly colleagues, a great coffee shop near the office.

    Cons

    Technical session events should hold more.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing!


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