University of Pittsburgh Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2020

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4.2
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University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher
Patrick Gallagher
182 Ratings
Pros
  • "A good place to work, great benefits and retirement benefit(in 105 reviews)

  • "Great work environment, you have tons of opportunity to access the resources the center has to offer(in 82 reviews)

Cons
  • "Comparatively Low Salary , Limited Parking Places(in 36 reviews)

  • "There is no Cons comment until now(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to wok"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bio Statistician in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A good place to work, great benefits and retirement benefit

    Cons

    I really don't think there are any cons.

  2. "Work Review"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh part-time

    Pros

    Interactive research environment with many opportunities.

    Cons

    Competition with a large group of students

  3. "Great experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work-life balance, education benefit, medical coverage

    Cons

    Low pay, low vacation accrual, sparse parking

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  4. "Pathfinder"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pitt Pathfinder 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Gives you great connections and really helps your leadership skills

    Cons

    There can hard times dealing with the higher up people especially as a student.

  5. "You're part of a community - not just a company."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working with Pitt students is awesome. They are so impressive and incredible. Pitt also values professional development.

    Cons

    Quite a bit of bureaucracy and politics throughout the institution.

  6. "Great school for research environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great faculty and R& D facilites

    Cons

    Nothing much to say about cons

  7. "Overall experience at Pitt"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Administrator in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great vacation time and great opportunities for personal enrichment.

    Cons

    Convenient Parking is very difficult to obtain and it’s at a very significant cost.

  8. "Great position for students!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Tuition compensation, good stipend, great work, fun environment

    Cons

    Little transparency from management, experience isolated to one area

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  9. "Good university"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time

    Pros

    Family friendly, affordable living, good benefits

    Cons

    Location not as exciting as other Universities

  10. "Great Student Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at University of Pittsburgh part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work and life balance

    Cons

    Payroll and HR make starting difficult

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