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Updated 14 May 2021

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Pros
  • "Great benefits for UW employees through the state(in 182 reviews)

  • "Great team, fun work environment(in 177 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low Salary and not so many benefits(in 54 reviews)

  • "No benefits but it is part-time(in 41 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Nice

      22 Apr 2021 - IT Sectoe 
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      Pros

      Goods at work so it’s class

      Cons

      Bad right to know everything

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work and learn

      25 Mar 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Team work, Supportive coworkers, great learning opportunity

      Cons

      No specific cons to share

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      None

      18 Mar 2021 - Teaching Assistant 
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      Pros

      Access to CSE opportunities and facilities

      Cons

      No cons at all except it can be time consuming

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Graduate Student

      2 Oct 2016 -  
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      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.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      it is over all good to learn new techonologies

      27 Nov 2013 - Software Engineer in Hyderābād
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      Pros

      get chance to update my self

      Cons

      Not much flexible and does not think about the employess

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    6. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Stay Away from UW Tacoma, SIAS

      28 Apr 2021 - Administrative 
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      Pros

      Location, state benefits, the YMCA is close by

      Cons

      The campus environment was very toxic and everyone was always scared of losing their job due to budget cuts. So the culture was always tense. The School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences is particularly bad. The blond lady with the three dogs is the worst and should have been let go years ago. People who work with her don't work there for very long so likely, if there is a vacancy in the department, it's reporting to her and the person left because of her managerial style. Believe me, the pay is not worth working in this department. Try Business or Student Engagement. Or I heard Education was good. Also, because this campus is small, there are very few advancement opportunities. You typically have to leave UW entirely to move up or you need to try breaking in to the Seattle campus.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      wonderful work culture and postdoc union is helpful in protecting postdoc rights

      13 May 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      lots of opportunities for career development

      Cons

      seattle living cost and sometimes gloomy weather

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      6 May 2021 - Support Analyst in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Good, well established work environment. Pay is competitive, and there is flexibility in hours and schedule if the position suits it. Benefits are great including limited tuition exemption for taking some classes., and flexible health options.

      Cons

      Rather decentralized model for administration. Various departments do not communicate often and sometimes develop solutions for the same problems parallel to each other.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice place to do research

      12 May 2021 - Postdoctoral Scholar in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Good environment to do research. High quality of work.

      Cons

      Compensation is not really good.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Leading Edge Research

      13 May 2021 - Research Scientist Assistant in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Dedicated postdocs and staff who care about making leads in disease research

      Cons

      Work is highly dependent on grant funding

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