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Updated December 13, 2017
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  • Depending on your department, work-life balance can be difficult to maintain (in 17 reviews)

  • No benefits since I was part time (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "A big one but not great one"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    very acedemic and good for your knowlege

    Cons

    bad administration and culture in the whole campus


  2. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, friendly people, good experience.

    Cons

    None so so so far.

  3. "TA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    depends on instructor, but a great experience, alot of resources available for your success

    Cons

    big classrooms, so a lot of grading


  4. "Student"

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

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

    Pros

    Absolutely fantastic. No better program anywhere.

    Cons

    I honestly saw no drawbacks whatsoever.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your instructors as long as you possibly can.


  5. "Physician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and low-stress environment.

    Cons

    Parking is expensive and owned by private companies.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more access to public transport or provide cheaper parking.


  6. "Teaching Assitant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Warm and Welcoming environment

    Cons

    I really liked this place, so I don't have any cons


  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    flexible and great location in Seattle

    Cons

    Rain and cold and foggy skies

    Advice to Management

    Kudos keep it up

  8. "Info 201 TA for professor Toomet"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Fun experience, get to organize the class, help students, grading homework

    Cons

    Not very organized, the grading system is a little odd, takes a lot of time

    Advice to Management

    Communicate well and plan ahead of time


  9. "rough on grad students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    good health insurance for grad students

    Cons

    don't listen to grad students' comments or complaints about course availability


  10. "About our department"

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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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many people in the department don't seem to be too political.

    Cons

    Too many students with too few faculty members in our program


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