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Updated January 17, 2018
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  • Depending on your department, work-life balance can be difficult to maintain (in 17 reviews)

  • nothing really, a pretty standart part time job (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Technology Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Great work-life balance and benefits

    Cons

    Slow to change and adopt newer technologies


  2. "Good, but variable."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good on campus amenities.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can be intense and leadership clueless, but it's very dependent on your unit.

  3. "Its a great place to be at"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communication and Marketing Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Communication and Marketing Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Team is amazing, awesome benefits, workplace health is a priority, decent pay

    Cons

    Because it is such a large place to work at, the hierarchy is apparent.


  4. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Cool, awesome, sweet, tight, neat

    Cons

    Rainy, dark, isolated, bad traffic


  5. "Student Worker Records Services"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible work hours, good community

    Cons

    Gentrification in the area, traffic,


  6. "A big one but not great one"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "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.

  8. "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


  9. "Physician"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.


  10. "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.


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