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Updated October 20, 2017
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  1. "A Part time summer job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Understanding of school obligations and temporary summer availability

    Cons

    Student maximums on hours allowed to work


  2. "Straight forward environment"

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

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, nice people

    Cons

    Need to raise wages and salaries

  3. "Very good place to research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Awesome people, good sources for research, good community

    Cons

    a bit old, library needs to become up to date


  4. "University of Pittsburgh"

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities for collaboration, staff and administration are nice and helpful

    Cons

    It is not very diverse


  5. "Graduate Student Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Good environment in the Pittsburgh

    Cons

    Bad traffic in the downtown


  6. "Software Engineer Position with a large research department"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    great benfits, flexible with class schedules

    Cons

    low salary, not very motivated co-workers, the whole staff vs. faculty attitude was a turn-off


  7. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director and Assistant Professor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Director and Assistant Professor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A University true to its mission of education, research and servicd.

    Cons

    An urban University with limited parking.

    Advice to Management

    Keep improving and moving the University in a positive direction.

  8. "Great working environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Career advancement opportunities might be limited


  9. "Postdoctoral Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Interesting work and there was great work life balance

    Cons

    There was not a great community for postdocs so at times it was lonely


  10. "PhD Candidate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time

    Pros

    Great faculty who help students get the best job placement for the individual's career and life concerns.

    Cons

    Small faculty group; because faculty are open to students taking teaching jobs, the job placement record does not contain only top research positions.


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