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University of Texas at Austin Austin Reviews

Updated February 22, 2017
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Pros
  • great work life balance and ability to connect with others (in 38 reviews)

  • A healthy work environment, where team supervisors understand your academic commitments and provide learning opportunities (in 72 reviews)

Cons
  • low pay, poor mid-level management (in 36 reviews)

  • Low Graduate Student Hourly Rate/ Ridiculous Dependents Health Insurance Cost (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Perfect Job for a Student"

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    Former Employee - Web Support Technician - LAITS in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Web Support Technician - LAITS in Austin, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Management is very clear about what needs to be done. The team is very friendly and intelligent. The hours are flexible and complemented my class schedule nicely.

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  2. "Great workplace"

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    Former Employee - Agent in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Agent in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing people to work with

    Cons

    Parking is terrible and expensive


  3. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Orientation Advisor Assistant in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Orientation Advisor Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I worked in the International Office. The people were fun and engaged! The office environment was professional yet casual.

    Cons

    There are no cons! Too bad I worked there for less than 6 months, I would've loved to keep working in the International Office.


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  5. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Learned in-depth knowledge about the coursework they teach.
    Peaceful and a great place to study.
    Good Work life balance.

    Cons

    There's nothing much to say.


  6. "I like it a lot"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is a great place to do your phd

    Cons

    Far away from Boston, NY, Sillicon Valley, ...


  7. "Research Part-time"

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Researcher in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Researcher in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work, great for students to build working experience

    Cons

    There are no major cons for students.


  8. "Economics Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good experience working here

    Cons

    the pay is a little bit low


  9. "Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - good campus;
    - average pay rate for Austin

    Cons

    - management of most of departments don't care about you


  10. "depends on which department and what position"

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    Current Contractor - Research Associate in Austin, TX
    Current Contractor - Research Associate in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    a good place to learn and study. multicultural environment

    Cons

    poor promotion opportunities if you are not a faculty

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  11. "Peer Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Peer Advisor in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Peer Advisor in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to pick work schedule
    I learn about my degree plan

    Cons

    May take up study time



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