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Updated October 17, 2018
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  • "Low salary, dealing with students" (in 34 reviews)

  • "Not much room for advancement - people don't vacate positions" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Good benefit"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very good benefit, including health insurance and retirement and education

    Cons

    Salary is relatively low compared with the companies in the same region.


  2. "Student Researched"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time

    Pros

    Can get paid while going to school

    Cons

    Long Hours and low pay

  3. "Student Lab Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Punctuality and good plan of actions

    Cons

    Less flexibility in the schedule


  4. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time

    Pros

    Good university and excellent professors

    Cons

    not have strong connection for international students


  5. "Best job I have ever had"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great education benefits
    Great location
    Great mentorship
    Lovely facilities

    Cons

    No cons at all for this university


  6. "Laboratory Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great co workers

    Cons

    Low pay, may not relate to area of study.


  7. "Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh full-time

    Pros

    Great projects and nice coworkers

    Cons

    Research fund might be a big problem in near future.

  8. "Wonderful place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and areas to develop and learn including training opportunities.

    Cons

    Parking is so difficult to find!


  9. "student employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good work and decent salary

    Cons

    nothing much worth mentioning here


  10. "Student"

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    Current Employee - MAcc Student in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - MAcc Student in Pittsburgh, PA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Master student at Katz. This is a great place!

    Cons

    There are not too many resources for Master students, but students have to proactive.


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