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Updated February 18, 2019
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  • "Graduate student pay is low relative to cost of living in the area, work-life balance" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Needs a lot of effort for a part time job" (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well paid for a graduate student

    Cons

    A lot of work to do


  2. "Nice choice if want to experience on-campus job"

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    Former Employee - HFS Student Worker
    Former Employee - HFS Student Worker

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    No previous experience required; everyone is friendly.

    Cons

    Time management; work during finals.

  3. "overall great exprience"

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    Current Employee - Events Assistant
    Current Employee - Events Assistant

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

    Pros

    Lax work environment, friendly place overall

    Cons

    inconsistent hours, last minute shifts


  4. "Teacher's Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teacher's Assistant in Tacoma, WA
    Former Employee - Teacher's Assistant in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professors were easy to work with and were responsive to feedback and questions

    Cons

    Homework/test grading criteria were less structured than desired


  5. "Nice place to work but city is costly"

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

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

    Pros

    Good environment and good resource for carier development

    Cons

    Salary not adjusted to city cost


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Police Officer
    Current Employee - Police Officer

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Everything is great and tremendous

    Cons

    Nothing is bad at all


  7. "Good job for a student"

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    Current Employee - Facilitator in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Facilitator in Tacoma, WA

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

    Pros

    Works with your class schedule

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

  8. "Great work with great people"

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    Current Employee - International Student Event Organizer in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - International Student Event Organizer in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    having fun with a lot of international students, easy job.

    Cons

    The pay is only 12.5 per hour.


  9. "great company"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant
    Former Employee - Student Assistant

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    good pay and good hours

    Cons

    hard to get a job


  10. "Focused mission-driven work environment"

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

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

    Pros

    Values innovation that leads to social impact

    Cons

    Additional funding needed to achieve objectives