McGill University Reviews

Updated Nov 29, 2021

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Pros
  • "Stable Job and good work environment(in 89 reviews)

  • "Unionized position with flexible hours(in 70 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "low salary, prepares mostly for masters(in 44 reviews)

  • "French speaking city; cold in winter(in 28 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Nov 27, 2021 - Student in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      diversity, acceptance, excellence, pro-students, top 1

      Cons

      the weather in montreal is harsh in winter

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Graduate Teaching Assistant

      Nov 22, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
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      Pros

      + Good pay + Negotiable hours

      Cons

      N/A N/A N/A n/a n/a

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good Learning Environment

      Nov 22, 2021 - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Somewhat flex hours, 60 minute lunches, It is located in the heart of downtown, with easy access by bus, metro or car, 35 hour work week, good pay.

      Cons

      Finding parking on campus is expensive. a spot on the street not always available, not always easy to find a spot to rent monthly

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Nov 19, 2021 - Postdoctoral Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Excellent community, people, and workplace atmosphere - Many opportunities for professional development - Top tier researchers, facilities, and courses - Downtown in Montreal -> great place to live! Always lots to do and see, affordable compared to other major cities like TO or Vancouver.

      Cons

      None! I love being at McGill.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Very chilled

      Nov 17, 2021 - Intramural Referee 
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      Pros

      Own schedule, easy fun going

      Cons

      the weather might be bad

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Job depends on course and instructor

      Nov 29, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - If the course is well organized, you can work on something enjoyable for a decent salary.

      Cons

      - Depending on class size and organization, you may get way more work than expected.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Lower pay great benefits

      Nov 14, 2021 - Finance Officer in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, great work place, summer friday's off

      Cons

      Paid lower rate than elsewhere.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Supportive

      Nov 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits and people have been good.

      Cons

      Disorganization, especially in response to COVID.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Ok

      Nov 24, 2021 - Asssisant Procect Manager in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours. Partial work from home. Great coworkers. Nice location.

      Cons

      No overtime. Extra hours. Unhappy clients. Old office.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to start your career, but not great to grow.

      Nov 24, 2021 - Operations Manager in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Opportunity to attend events organized by the university. Perks and vacations are great.

      Cons

      Poor salary. Difficult to change the university environment due to the structure and hierarchy of the organization.

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