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Updated February 23, 2017
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  • Work life balance is nearly non-existent (in 14 reviews)

  • There seems to be an organizational lack of motivation towards high performance as compared to private sector organizations (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Director of Operations"

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

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment and benefits.

    Cons

    Everchanging media landscape. Must be a self-starter


  2. "Program Operations Analyst"

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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

    Great health care benefits and retirement plan.

    Cons

    Not great pay for the technical work I do.


  3. "District market"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good flexibility, perfect for a student schedule

    Cons

    It's set on a very small building


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  5. "lacks adventure but steady and friendly"

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee and spouse benefits for discounted transportation, education, and gym subscription.
    Understanding and inclusive staff.
    Passionate people with ambitious goals.

    Cons

    You may question the qualifications of some of your coworkers.


  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Unlimited public transportation with 50 dollars/month. A tuition exempt benefit for UW employees who take classes at UW or other contracted colleges.

    Cons

    medical plan is not so good.


  7. "Lots of Pro's only one Con"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director Marketing
    Current Employee - Senior Director Marketing
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great time to work in marketing at UW.

    Cons

    Salaries are significantly lower than comparable marketing positions in other sectors.


  8. "Great Atmosphere with Flexibility"

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

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

    Pros

    Great, supportive co-workers, time flexibility as a student

    Cons

    Little flexibility in pay raise,


  9. "Supervisor"

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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

    good work life balance, Vacation, Sick pay, personal holiday, public holidays

    Cons

    more work from home, would be better.


  10. "Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great research institution.

    Cons

    Salary on the low side and bureaucracy can be a bit much sometimes.


  11. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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

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

    Pros

    Good experience if you're interested in teaching in the future

    Cons

    low pay for Teaching assistants.



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