University of Pittsburgh Reviews

Updated May 6, 2021

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University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher
Patrick Gallagher
265 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits (especially for retirement)(in 117 reviews)

  • "Supportive work environment with kind people(in 94 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "heavy work, few people, low salary(in 54 reviews)

  • "Should have more career development help for graduate students(in 24 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Amazing

      May 2, 2021 - Pharmacist in Pittsburgh, PA
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      Pros

      Great support system; really enjoy employee development opportunities

      Cons

      None that I can really think of

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Private Teacher

      May 6, 2021 - English Teacher in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The teachers of the school have created a family community that makes you feel supported and loved.

      Cons

      The administrators do not have the teachers' best interest in mind. At times it feels like were being used and valued.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great benefits and work life balance

      Apr 26, 2021 - Clinical Research Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA
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      Pros

      Great benefits (PTO, healthcare, tuition reiumbursement)

      Cons

      Salaries are not the highest.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good position for a PhD student

      Apr 19, 2021 - Graduate Student Researcher in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent health care insurance. Flexible working hours. Faculty are friendly and helpful.

      Cons

      Pitt really cares about its workers, especially international students. I got nothing to complain.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best teammates

      Apr 24, 2021 - Graduate Student Researcher in Pittsburgh, PA
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      Pros

      Good team, remote, great work and life balance

      Cons

      Not high salary, not advanced technology

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Environment

      Apr 21, 2021 - Health Fitness Specialist in Glenshaw, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I loved working at a University where I went to school

      Cons

      I was unable to retain my job after the pandemic hit

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great city and healthy environment

      May 4, 2021 - PhD Graduate Student in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Close to city Weekends are fun and happening Work life balance is good Public transport is excellent

      Cons

      Too much snow, winters are harsh

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Innovative Spirit and Leader in Higher Ed

      Apr 15, 2021 - Merchandise Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Atmosphere, culture, co-workers, mission and connection to community

      Cons

      Lack of parking availability for commuters and wouldn't want to live closer based on local schools and area for raising my family

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Postdoc salary Pitt

      May 5, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great community. Good scientific minds to work with

      Cons

      Too less of a pay

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Experience

      Apr 23, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant in Penn Pitt, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice work culture and atmosphere

      Cons

      A bit hard for self-improvement

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