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Updated June 14, 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 30 reviews)

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  1. "University of Washignton"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    great place to work in Seattle

    Cons

    Big organization with lots of opportunties


  2. "Director"

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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 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of great people that work at the University of Washington. The mission and purpose of the organization is inspiring, and the University itself is a world-class institution.

    Cons

    The traffic all around the University of Washington campus makes commuting a challenge at times, and parking can be quite costly.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work balancing the challenge of keeping such a diverse institution progressing and improving. Embrace the transformations the future bring.

  3. "Ticket Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, a lot of events to work

    Cons

    Not really many cons. It's was a good start to get into my career.


  4. "Good place to jumpstart you healthcare career"

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    Current Employee - Critical Care Nurse Practitioner in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Critical Care Nurse Practitioner in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great culture and values. Love people whom I work with. Very stimulating and motivating work environment. A great place to jumpstart my healthcare career.

    Cons

    Constantly working with different levels of trainees and providers can be interesting and yet overwhelming.


  5. "Carlson Center Student Position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Loved working with the team at the Carlson Center - very committed to justice and equity work, creative, and supportive of student leadership development.

    Cons

    I do not have any constructive criticism to share.


  6. "Great place to work for students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    flexible hours, kind management, simple tasks

    Cons

    not much busy work to be done.


  7. "Student Dining Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Really friendly staff to work with

    Cons

    Really hot conditions during Spring

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    "Research Coordinator II"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager and Practice Coach in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager and Practice Coach in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, prestigious institution, research-oriented

    Cons

    Non-competitive salary, limited advancement opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities to innovate


  9. "Great benefits"

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

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Generous vacation, access to 457, great co-workers, employee match without vesting

    Cons

    High cost of living area, expensive parking

    Advice to Management

    Transit pass included and/or perks and incentives for biking or using transit


  10. "Great Mission and People"

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

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

    Pros

    The people are great to work with and facilitating student's education make this a great place to work.

    Cons

    Pay lags behind inflation and cost of living with each year. Some systems and policies need to be updated.

    Advice to Management

    Growth in the number of students attending and capital improvements to support that goal are great, but invest in your people and their wages too.


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