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University of Texas at Austin Reviews

Updated February 22, 2017
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Gregory L. Fenves
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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. "Academic position"

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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

    Always great to work for a university. High flexibility.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can be heavy at times.


  3. "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


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  5. "Instructor"

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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

    high salary, quality, life, weather, top school

    Cons

    hot weather, competitive, too top school to get the job


  6. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Environment, Good Pay, Great Infrastructure

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working towards the making the environment better and better for students


  7. "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.


  8. "Research Assistant"

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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

    degree of freedom, good communication, comfortable working environment

    Cons

    fair salaries, limited field that daily jobs


  9. "Higher Education Student Services Position"

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

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits, supervisors tend to care about staff growth and development

    Cons

    Promotions are almost never occur so you have to leave your position for a different position to get a "promotion" - pay is not very high, especially for entry level jobs.


  10. "Database Analyst Review"

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

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

    Pros

    Great flexibility, competitive pay, nice co workers

    Cons

    None cons at this time


  11. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin part-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity. Tuition benefits are a huge plus.

    Cons

    New employee set up can be confusing.



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