Carleton University Reviews

Updated Aug 1, 2020

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Carleton University President and Vice-Chancellor Roseann O’Reilly Runte
Roseann O’Reilly Runte
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  • "no cons a lovely place to start career(in 12 reviews)

  • "Rarely pay above minimum wage for students(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Data Structures and Algorithms"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carleton University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good paid, great path for expanding connections.

    Cons

    the office was noisy sometimes.

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  2. "Supportive employer, good benefits"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Laboratory Coordinator (Undergraduate Instruction) in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Carleton University full-time

    Pros

    Respectful working environment, great admin support, good benefits, good salary

    Cons

    Parking and access to campus are sometimes frustrating.


  3. "Every graduate student gets TAship"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Carleton University part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Every graduate student gets TA-ship

    Cons

    TA's are underpaid considering they are crucial to functioning of any university

  4. "Good Experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - TEACHERS ASSISTANT in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Carleton University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Enjoyed working at the university, great environment.

    Cons

    No cons to add here

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Career Advisor in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Carleton University full-time

    Pros

    Unionized, good pay, advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Tough to get in, sometimes hard to move levels

  6. "Enjoyable to work there"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carleton University part-time

    Pros

    nice ppl, flexible work hours

    Cons

    students can be spoiled and/or rude

  7. "Best place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carleton University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Bestr place to work with all benefits

    Cons

    I havent found any cons

  8. "Fun part time job as an undergrad student"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carleton University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good pay, helping students out directly, meet new peers

    Cons

    lack of training for new TAs

  9. "An amazing place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Carleton University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great team and work culture

    Cons

    - None thus far as an employee

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  10. "Excellent Student Employer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carleton University full-time

    Pros

    Close community. Warm and welcoming staff and support

    Cons

    Finding information on websites still needs some work

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