Polytechnique Montréal Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2020

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Polytechnique Montréal President and Chief Executive Officer Philippe A. Tanguy
Philippe A. Tanguy
14 Ratings
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  • "French-speaking environment might not be easy for some(in 5 reviews)

  • "No cons, great institutino for studies(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Beautifully situated, culture of inclusion"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Faculty members are highly qualified, Polytechnique promotes a culture of inclusion, Research is centered around innovation.

    Cons

    Regarding graduate studies, sometimes research groups can be small with little collaboration.

  2. "Hehe"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good experience for engineering students.

    Cons

    Not a very competitive salary.


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Polytechnique Montréal full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment, good people and labs.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy for the treatment of any official document.

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Polytechnique Montréal full-time

    Pros

    The working hours are flexible

    Cons

    There is limited opportunity to grow.

  5. "Good University with Lots of Laboratory Equipment and Machines"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends

    I worked at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good University with Lots of Laboratory Equipment and Machines

    Cons

    A bit difficult to reach to the top of the Royal Mount, esp. in the winter time, way better now with improved STM metro ramp/stairs

  6. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Sales Director 

    I have been working at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exciting work, challenging, opportunity to work on large experimental tests

    Cons

    French speaking environment, little room of advancement

  7. "It's a high level research environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ph D Student in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I believe that the labratory equipments are fantastic

    Cons

    Majority of the student jobs needs french, however for theresearch you only need to know english

  8. "Good experience"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Autonomy Ability to learn directly under a Professor Ability to work with Big inudstrial compagnies such as : CIMA+, Hydro Quebec...

    Cons

    Low salary Difficulty to manage time

  9. "Electrical engineering"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Polytechnique Montréal

    Pros

    Electrical, engineering, Antenna, Circuit, Electromagnetics

    Cons

    Good good good good good.

  10. "Mitacs Grant"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Polytechnique Montréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary Great benefits (vacation, etc)

    Cons

    Administration is slow to make changes No parking included

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