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Updated 14 December 2018
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  • "Graduate student pay is low relative to cost of living in the area, work-life balance" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Low salary compared to industry" (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Beautiful campus. Obviously, one's own experience depends on one's path and advisors.

    Cons

    Grad school might seem like a place to pursue one's liking, but this may come back to bite you.


  2. "it is over all good to learn new techonologies"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    get chance to update my self

    Cons

    Not much flexible and does not think about the employess

    Advice to Management

    no

  3. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Awesome entry-level jobs for students at UW

    Cons

    None really- great work environment and team!


  4. "Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Coding, team, debugging, data analyst, database

    Cons

    computing, pressure, project, work, exams


  5. "student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    small class size so its easy to network

    Cons

    small school with limited space


  6. "Positive experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance with room to move.

    Cons

    Low salary compared to similar Seattle jobs.


  7. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great institution to be at

    Cons

    Large campus, not enough people of color as faculty

  8. "Good university to do a Postdoc"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA (US)
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    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative community, usually a good work/life balance, good healthcare, nice campus to work on

    Cons

    Low pay compared to an equivalent position in industry


  9. "Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Tuition remittance for staff members, though, not for their families.

    Cons

    Minimal opportunity for professional growth of staff.


  10. "Great place to grow a career"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Washington full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - supervisors who cared about my development
    - wonderful colleagues
    - commitment to diversity and inclusion
    - good work/life balance

    Cons

    - bureaucracy could be challenging to navigate (though thankfully Julie Brown is helping to change this!)