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Updated August 16, 2018
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  • "Bad management, no work-life balance, extremely low paying" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Low salary compared to industry" (in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Student Researcher"

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

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

    Pros

    Good pay, convenient, go dawgs

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons


  2. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Cool place for me to work

    Cons

    Weather is just OK: Rainy in Winter

  3. "great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    flexible and relax during phd studies

    Cons

    take too long to graduate


  4. "Highest Paid MA jobs in Washington"

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    Current Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highest Wage in the State

    Cons

    Lesser but good Benefits overall

    Advice to Management

    Expand to all of Washington


  5. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    There is a lot of security here, the union is strong and represents you well.

    Cons

    The campus is very open to the public.


  6. "Good place to work"

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

    I worked at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Great people, awesome benefits, feel supported

    Cons

    Not much room for growth where I was, people were very satisfied with their positions.


  7. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

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

    Pros

    Very knowledgeable and reputable professors. University emphasizes research. Collaborations are easy to make and there are a lot of school-sponsored programs that encourage collaboration. Highly recommend the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (Hydrology) for graduate programs.

    Cons

    Seattle is expensive to live.

  8. "Lab Manager"

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

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, continuing education, working with smartest students in the world.

    Cons

    Everything moves slow, penny pinches, loath to promote, Tenure reduces senior management accountability.

    Advice to Management

    Consider allowing advancement that's more than taking a class.


  9. "Associate Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Some teams and individuals are wonderful to work alongside.

    Cons

    Poor leadership in specific departments.


  10. "Master's in Education Policy student"

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

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Cohort size is medium (19 people)
    Great classes that are offered
    1 year program

    Cons

    Internship placement can be better

    Advice to Management

    Improve on internship placement
    More timely responses on emails


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