McMaster University Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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McMaster University President and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane
Patrick Deane
282 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work environment with fun colleagues(in 69 reviews)

  • "20/hr for graduate students) and flexible hours(in 49 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay as postdoc and no benefits(in 18 reviews)

  • "Low salaries for graduate students(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good entry point to IT

      Jul 24, 2021 - IT Technical Assistant 
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      Pros

      Get to work on interesting projects that will grow your skills.

      Cons

      Not enough mentorship for a junior.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Jul 23, 2021 - Data Analyst in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Nice supervisor, patient and funny

      Cons

      salary is not high enough

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Very collaborative institution

      Jul 20, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Hamilton, ON
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      Pros

      Highly collaborative, good infrastructure and excellent peers

      Cons

      No cons in my experience

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Was great

      Jul 10, 2021 - Student in Hamilton, ON
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      Pros

      Well paid and safe for COVID

      Cons

      Short contract period, overall good.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Program

      Jul 6, 2021 - Resident in Hamilton, ON
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      Pros

      The staff is nice. Great learning opportunities.

      Cons

      There are no cons in this program.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great T.A work

      Jul 2, 2021 - Student in Hamilton, ON
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      Pros

      - great pay - remote work - good support

      Cons

      - very little to complain about; it is a great experience

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      McMaster Health Forum, COVID-END

      Jun 23, 2021 - Public Health Intern in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Very professional, very knowledgeable, very kind and considerate. It was a great place for mentorship to help one get into the work force.

      Cons

      I have no downside to my experience there

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good Opportunity

      Jul 11, 2021 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 
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      Pros

      Good pay, flexible hours, good school/work balance, supportive team

      Cons

      Lack of training before starting position as TA, miscommunication during virtual teaching

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Phillip DeCicca is the best professor I have worked with as an undergraduate researcher!

      Jun 21, 2021 - Research Assistant 
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      Pros

      Excellent opportunity at a world class university

      Cons

      Heavy but rewarding workload, you make your own opportunity

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great and fair employer

      Jun 24, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in Hamilton, ON
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      Pros

      Provides good training and fair compensation

      Cons

      The experience will vary depending on the style of the course instructors

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