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University of Texas at Austin Reviews

Updated November 20, 2017
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Gregory L. Fenves
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  • Low pay compared to industry jobs (in 47 reviews)

  • It's possible to get this job only being a post-graduate student (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin full-time

    Pros

    Best place to work out trust me

    Cons

    there is no cons that i know of


  2. "Research Assistant"

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

    Pros

    Had the right professor and it made the position educational and productive. McCombs has a great program for graduate students

    Cons

    Job is very dependent on the professor and what classes they are teaching during your time. Unfortunately there is no way of checking out ahead of time

  3. "Graduate Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great research atmosphere, great facilities

    Cons

    Low salary compared to other university


  4. "Student Assistant"

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

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin part-time

    Pros

    Working with other open-minded individuals in an effort to create a better experience for students and families.

    Cons

    Overwhelming at times with its complex hierarchy system.


  5. "Best workplace in Austin"

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    Current Employee - Instructor in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Instructor in Austin, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Supportive staff, campus amenities, work life balance

    Cons

    Parking is expensive and not always close to where you work.


  6. "Great Experience"

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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

    Everyone is very friendly and welcoming. It is very inclusive and hardly ever any problems.

    Cons

    I haven't faced any cons.


  7. "Great learning experience working as a TA"

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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

    Great learning plus waived tuition and stipend

    Cons

    Nothing much in Cons, everything is good although the work might become hectic at times

  8. "Low pay, High benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin full-time

    Pros

    Pays are lower than they should be for the crazy amount of work; however, benefits are amazing and equal an almost $2k per month 'pay raise' by cost savings.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to same job in private sector


  9. "Reviewer from Student Employee"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place, great team, great people

    Cons

    do not pay that much


  10. "Good work environment"

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

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

    Pros

    Chance to learn from higher-ed professionals
    Healthcare benefits
    Fun work environment

    Cons

    Low pay
    Jobs only last 1-2 semesters


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