University of Toronto Reviews

Updated Jul 12, 2020

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4.3
91%
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University of Toronto President Meric S. Gertler  (no image)
Meric S. Gertler
422 Ratings
Pros
  • "well paid jobs and nice work environment(in 137 reviews)

  • "Worked under a professor for one of his research projects; fairly flexible hours(in 102 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is no cons for me working for U of T(in 45 reviews)

  • "Not a ton of structure, low pay(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "A decent place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I had a great supervisor at the university, which helped a lot.

    Cons

    Hard to coordinate work visas as I am not a Canadian citizen.

  2. "Decent pay but no room for growth."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay working at U of T. Lots of fun for recent graduates.

    Cons

    Very little ability to grow and move up.

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  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Physical Activity Facilitator 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible hours, supportive co-workers

    Cons

    some disorganization , communication issues (not correct schedule or failed to report cancellations)

  4. "Great training but you are on your own to find employment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - World ranked 18th (Times Higher Education) - Access to top research facilities and personnel - Great place to build a lasting network of connections

    Cons

    -quality of research training depends on lab/PI (do your research beforehand) - Not much support from university in finding employment

  5. "A great university ... my thanks for them ."

    5.0
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    Translating 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto

    Pros

    Making friends and at least money

    Cons

    Working good . And make people trust me

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  6. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Well recognized university across the world

    Cons

    High cost of living in Toronto

  7. "Research Assistant"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Nice team, worked at home, flexible hours

    Cons

    low wage, not enough hours, little job opportunities

  8. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Atmosphere, people, research support, accessibility

    Cons

    expensive area to live in

  9. "Great Research University"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    World class professors Helpful staff to help you get set up Beautiful campus

    Cons

    Not UofT but the TTC makes it hard to get to work on time way too often.

  10. "teacher"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    it is an interesting job you give children knowledge and start building new generation .it is essential to build children's confidence and teach them how to achieve success

    Cons

    it is stressful job

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