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University of Texas at Austin Reviews

Updated February 22, 2019
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  • "Low pay - Needs to be looked at considering the pricing increase all around in Austin" (in 76 reviews)

  • "Working as Teaching Assistant and full-time graduate student so I need to manage my schedule effectively" (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Student
    Former Employee - Student

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin full-time

    Pros

    Great school with great culture

    Cons

    Too big in some aspects, such as many introductory classes


  2. "Good"

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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 healthcare for being a student employee

    Cons

    Pay for grad students does not increase over the years. You are stuck with whatever offer you get. Only extra income come from grants and fellowships.

  3. "good job"

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    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant 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 hours, and good coworkers.

    Cons

    closing time at the end of the semester gets hectic.


  4. "Great school!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The faculty and research are amazing.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  5. "Good place"

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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

    Lots of opportunities to collaborate with people of different expertise

    Cons

    Hours are longer than a usual part time job


  6. "Great benefits, work environment."

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    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 benefits, upward mobility, and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive.


  7. "Student Associate"

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    Former Employee - Student Associate
    Former Employee - Student Associate

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

    Pros

    Great learning skills for the office world.

    Cons

    No negative comments from me!

  8. "Decent pay, good job"

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    Current Employee - AV Tech
    Current Employee - AV Tech
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work as UT cares about its employees

    Cons

    Benefits are not that great, but its expected


  9. "Student"

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

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

    Pros

    Great educational institute and staff

    Cons

    Highly competitive and may be tough at times


  10. "Very insightful and fullfolling experience"

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Researcher in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Researcher 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

    Gpod opportunity to learn the process of research, and get exposure to graduate level study.

    Cons

    Lack of autonomy in research projects, although that is to be expected.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!