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University of Texas at Austin Reviews

Updated May 29, 2017
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  • Low pay, entitled students can be a pain (in 38 reviews)

  • Low Graduate Student Hourly Rate/ Ridiculous Dependents Health Insurance Cost (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Teaching Assistant Position"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - GTA in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - GTA in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits for graduate students working as part time employees

    Cons

    Slow increase in wages to part time employees


  2. "Graduate Research Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Learned in-depth knowledge about the coursework they teach.
    Peaceful and a great place to study.
    Good Work life balance.

    Cons

    There's nothing much to say.


  3. "I like it a lot"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 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

    It is a great place to do your phd

    Cons

    Far away from Boston, NY, Sillicon Valley, ...


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  5. "Research Part-time"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Researcher in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Researcher 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 work, great for students to build working experience

    Cons

    There are no major cons for students.


  6. "Economics Teaching Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Austin part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good experience working here

    Cons

    the pay is a little bit low


  7. "Research Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Texas at Austin full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good campus;
    - average pay rate for Austin

    Cons

    - management of most of departments don't care about you


  8. "Peer Advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Peer Advisor in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Peer Advisor in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to pick work schedule
    I learn about my degree plan

    Cons

    May take up study time


  9. "Research Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    The professors here are very knowledgeable

    Cons

    The weather during summer is way too hot


  10. "UGTA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Overall good experience
    - Flexible and self-paced hours mainly

    Cons

    - Not fun grading work where the handwriting is indecipherable


  11. "Graduate Student with Family Ridiculous Health Insurance Cost"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cultural diversity, Excellent infrastructure, Great work environment

    Cons

    Low Graduate Student Hourly Rate/ Ridiculous Dependents Health Insurance Cost


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