McMaster University Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Jun 4, 2020

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  1. "A decent place to work"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Student in Burlington, ON

    I have been working at McMaster University

    Pros

    Flexibility, fair pay, nice work environment.

    Cons

    Sometimes uneven or unpredictable hours.

  2. "positive experience"

    4.0
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    Former Intern - Student Brand Ambassador 

    I worked at McMaster University for less than a year

    Pros

    lovely team members who are supportive and engaging. it was a fun and collaborative work environment

    Cons

    workload comes in "waves". sometimes its really busy and you get a lot of work, other times you're trying to find things to do since students can only do so much

  3. "East Meet West Bistro Bussing"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Dining Room Attendant in Hamilton, ON

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

    Pros

    Easygoing work environment. Do your job and you won't run into any troubles.

    Cons

    Student managers and older workers may be difficult to work with if you catch them in a bad mood.

  4. "Good experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Lab Technician in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at McMaster University full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, but really depends on your lab and PI

    Cons

    Hours are not limited to just the week days.

  5. "Research Assistant in Engineering Department"

    4.0
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    Former Intern - Research Assistant in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McMaster University for less than a year

    Pros

    The work was interesting challenging and engaging. My supervisor was helpful and colleagues helped make the working environment very comfortable.

    Cons

    Very small team, which sometimes made it difficult to solve problems when I got stuck.

  6. "Good work environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Seasonal Lecturer 

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment. Good connection with other professors.

    Cons

    Poor pay and benefits

  7. "Definitely a good experience"

    4.0
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    Current Contractor - Technical Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Relaxed work environment - Mostly friendly people - Ok Salaries

    Cons

    - Management over Leadership - Doesn't support growth and professional development

  8. "Good way to start Interning"

    4.0
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    Current Intern - Research Assistant in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McMaster University for less than a year

    Pros

    - flexible - good experience - good work environment

    Cons

    - low compensation - Benefits are limited

  9. "Great working environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at McMaster University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. great working environment 2. provide full covered health and dental insurances 3. colleagues are nice and friendly

    Cons

    1. parking lot is too far away 2. not too many good restaurants for lunch around

  10. "Part-time student job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk 

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

    Pros

    Very flexible hours and good work environment.

    Cons

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