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McMaster University Reviews

Updated Mar 27, 2020

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4.4
92%
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96%
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McMaster University President and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane
Patrick Deane
193 Ratings
Pros
  • "My supervisor was helpful and colleagues helped make the working environment very comfortable(in 50 reviews)

  • "20/hr for graduate students) and flexible hours(in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low salary and full time but contract(in 15 reviews)

  • "I have no cons for this position(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Great Research Environment"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Hamilton, ON

    I have been working at McMaster University full-time

    Pros

    Great Research Environment, Innovative Work, and Leading Research Leaders

    Cons

    Super Competitive, Some Unsophisticated Research Equipment

    McMaster University2020-03-25
  2. "great school"

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    Current Employee - Lab Manager in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McMaster University full-time

    Pros

    very friendly people and flexible

    Cons

    unknown hours very varying jobs

    McMaster University2020-03-13
  3. "Nice environment"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McMaster University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice environment and good libraries

    Cons

    Expensive food around the campus

    McMaster University2020-03-27
  4. "TA Position"

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Hamilton, ON

    I worked at McMaster University part-time

    Pros

    understanding, nice people, helpful, fun times, reference

    Cons

    tiring, no job security, unreasonable, unrealistic expectations, long hours

    McMaster University2020-03-04
  5. "Great Student Job"

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at McMaster University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good pay, great experience.

    Cons

    Not Available, sometime courses were unorganized.

    McMaster University2020-03-04
  6. "Amazing Place to be!"

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    Former Employee - Student in Hamilton, ON

    I worked at McMaster University full-time

    Pros

    The culture, friends, food, campus life, etc.

    Cons

    No cons for this place

    McMaster University2020-03-04
  7. "Great treatment of TAs"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Hamilton, ON

    I have been working at McMaster University part-time

    Pros

    Lots of independence given as long as assignment deadlines are met Good pay and fair assignment of work

    Cons

    Work is monotonous but is expected for a marking position

    McMaster University2020-03-04
  8. "Great flexibility and guidance with my supervisors."

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Researcher in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McMaster University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Hours flexibility when working on research during school term

    Cons

    - None come to mind - Success/enjoyability entirely depends on your supervisor

    McMaster University2020-03-03
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary and great co-worker

    Cons

    Career growth - most people here stay and retire so there is less opportunity for higher positions to be vacated

    McMaster University2020-02-27
  10. "McMaster University"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate 

    I have been working at McMaster University full-time

    Pros

    World renowned university for research

    Cons

    Not found any till now.

    McMaster University2020-02-21
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