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Updated February 17, 2018
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Gregory L. Fenves
239 Ratings

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  • Low pay compared to industry jobs (in 50 reviews)

  • It's possible to get this job only being a post-graduate student (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Really good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Technician in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Computer Technician in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible time schedules are really good and help you stay up to date with your school work as well

    Cons

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    Advice to Management

    I know about the PGE Departments IT Section and to the management I would say that this was the best first job I have ever had and what they are currently doing is the best and should continue their good work


  2. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gain some research experience and project experience

    Cons

    Need to strike a balance between research work and study

  3. "Great spot"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pace and environment. Plenty of advancement opportunities and a great work life balance. The University is a great lifelong place to work.

    Cons

    The pros far outweigh the cons. There are few things to complain about, but the pay isn't super competitive with private companies.

    Advice to Management

    Management should break traditional ways of interacting with employees, including implementing current standards such as work from home, more strategic goals and autonomy for employees, and training, training, training.


  4. "Great Experience So Far"

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

    Pros

    - Flexible scheduling for student worker
    - Invested in employee development

    Cons

    - Low hours in some roles


  5. "Scientific 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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good resource, good people

    Cons

    Not a lot of free parking space and food choices.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Cashier/Parking and Transportation"

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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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Really great experience,gained supervisory experience at this position. Great people really wished i didnt have to go.

    Cons

    I had to commute an hour a day but other then that loved the job


  7. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits as a student. Good curriculum

    Cons

    Too many classes for program.

  8. "Researcher"

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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

    life balance, free time, relaxing

    Cons

    low income, parking is hard


  9. "Research Associate"

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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

    One of the top universities to do research in the US. UT has many resources and the city is great for living.

    Cons

    The bureaucracy at UT can be a burden. Plus, the overhead is over 50% of grants.


  10. "Help Desk Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Management is very responsive and cares about their employees. Very flexible hours.

    Cons

    None, as a college student the job is very enjoyable.


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