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Updated April 23, 2018
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  • Bad management, no work-life balance, extremely low paying (in 20 reviews)

  • nothing really, a pretty standart part time job (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant Director/Lead Producer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Product Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Lead Product Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Focus on student growth and strong user research methods

    Cons

    Lack of funding which drives competitive political environment


  2. "Computer Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Location, benefits, culture are all fantastic!

    Cons

    The bureaucracy can sometimes be quite difficult to deal with.

  3. "Student Library Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    They treat their student employees like students and understand they have a lot of work outside of their job.

    Cons

    No cons! They are super flexible with my schedule, are okay with training me as I go along, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Some libraries aren't well-structured and the definition of work responsibilities isn't clear, although this isn't always a bad thing.


  4. "Anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good life balance, Nice environment

    Cons

    No Cons. It's OK for an entry level job


  5. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Intern in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    it was great working here

    Cons

    no job transfer was offered

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you do


  6. "Postdoctoral Fellow"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Cutting edge research. Lots of opportunities for collaborative research.

    Cons

    Unnecessary number of people in administration.

    Advice to Management

    Need to increase more programs that prioritize the success of postdoctoral fellows.


  7. "Funded Graduate Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and flexible work environment

    Cons

    confusing administrative and issues can be problematic

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work UW

  8. "research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at University of Washington (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    really good working environment and insurance

    Cons

    the payment is low since the rent for housing close to campus is too expensive


  9. "Student Job at University of Washington"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility in hours and understanding of student schedule

    Cons

    There aren't any downsides that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  10. "Commuter and Transfer Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    I am a student there and I would like to serve transfer students in my community

    Cons

    Minimum wage tho, and you do need to work hard to earn it.


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