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University of Texas at Austin Reviews

Updated September 24, 2018
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Gregory L. Fenves
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  • "Low pay - Needs to be looked at considering the pricing increase all around in Austin" (in 71 reviews)

  • "Working as Teaching Assistant and full-time graduate student so I need to manage my schedule effectively" (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Wonderful coworkers working as a team"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Associate in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Associate in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great support from coworkers and seniors, everyone wants to help the students and working with this team really felt like we were working as a team to do everything we could do to help them.

    Cons

    Salary could be higher but it always could be!


  2. "UTalk Student Caller"

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    Current Employee - Student Caller in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Student Caller in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of downtime, lots of communication in office

    Cons

    Coldcalling is very difficult for some

    Advice to Management

    Try and steer student callers into dealing with cold calling better

  3. "UT software developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people
    Laid back environment
    Lots of projects
    Chance for growth

    Cons

    Low starting pay
    Two year min contracts


  4. "AMAZING I want to go back"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    amazing place to work very fun

    Cons

    I dont have any cons


  5. "Office Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time

    Pros

    Pretty great job if you are going to school also, super flexible hours usually
    Free food fairly regularly

    Cons

    Can't really drive to work, have to take the bus


  6. "Undergraduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible with scheduling
    Chill environment

    Cons

    Depends on the professor you work under
    Can be boring


  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good place for research in EE. Cleanroom access and equipment related to microelectronics processing. Working with talent professors and graduate students.

    Cons

    Some of the instruments need to be updated.

  8. "Great place to work as a Student"

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    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Young workforce, Fun Environment

    Cons

    Everyone has the same schedule conflicts


  9. "Great Side Gig"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, work from home with few meetings, good way to review and maintain technical knowledge

    Cons

    During exam weeks, it can get pretty hectic (especially during finals week, when you're trying to study for your own finals)


  10. "Academics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin part-time

    Pros

    Offered health insurance
    Responsive administration
    Beautiful campus

    Cons

    Guns are allowed on campus. But that's the government's fault


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