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University of Washington Reviews

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. "An excellent institution for higher ed."

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Student in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Best in class facilities and faculty.
    Some of the best research happening in various domain.

    Cons

    Difficult to get funded if you are an international student.
    Opportunities for research are also less.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "Info 201 TA for professor Toomet"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  3. "Research Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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


  4. "Great Benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Love the tuition waiver, Graduate insurance (the insurance is exceptional), and living stipend

    Cons

    Actual work expectations and workload vary from department to department


  5. "About our department"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    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


  6. "rough on grad students"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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


  7. "Program Coordinator in Department of Medical Oncology"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, tuition assistance program and retirement

    Cons

    Hard to move up, some departments wont approve additional training, and many positions cap out on salary due to the union.

  8. "Patient Service"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, very good with procedures.

    Cons

    Far from Seattle lots of travel

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Student IT Consultant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Great job as a student allowing flexible scheduling around classes each quarter.

    Cons

    Even during slow times, supervisor did not allow student employees to study or do homework and expected to review work material.


  10. "Coordinator"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to work remote occasionally, location

    Cons

    Boring, and low state pay for job.

    Advice to Management

    None


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