Ryerson University Reviews

Updated Aug 4, 2020

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Ryerson University President  Sheldon Levy
Sheldon Levy
158 Ratings
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  • "no cons working here at Ryerson(in 16 reviews)

  • "It is only a student part-time jobs so it is understandable(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great place for student workers"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This would be the best place to gain work experience before you finish your studies at Ryerson

    Cons

    There are a lot of management hierarchies that you have to learn to work with

  2. "Great 👍🏻"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    - learning opportunities - great salary - benefits

    Cons

    - inn efficiency and lack of process and decision making - decentralized


  3. "Worked as an SLC Specialist in Ryerson's Student Learning Center. Great job for students with amazing management."

    4.0
    Former Employee - SLC Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - They work around your school schedule - Very understanding and helpful managers - Easy job that won't interfere with school work - Lots of fun employee events

    Cons

    Minimum wage is hard to swallow. Especially as a student. But the trade off is an extremely convenient on campus job.

  4. "Program Facilitator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Facilitator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits & Pension even when on contract, personal development workshops, excellent colleagues

    Cons

    Slow upward mobility, slow change, not as many opportunities for growth

  5. "Quality work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Academic Director in Niagara Falls, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    Ryerson provides access to many quality opportunities.

    Cons

    Hourly pay that doesn't necessarily compensate for overtime.

  6. "Certification in Data Analysis"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Great instructors Streamlined course Open lab hours Project work

    Cons

    Needs to be more comprehensive

  7. "Great experience!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great professors, excellent salary

    Cons

    No cons for me personally

  8. "Good research opportunity."

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

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home. Good research facilities. Collaboration with industry to solve challenging problems.

    Cons

    In my opinion I don't see any big cons to share.

  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and benefits are incredible, especially if you have a family.

    Cons

    Huge University, so supporting a large student population

  10. "Average Pay for Contract Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Nice Environment and Modern Facilities

    Cons

    Very few benefits beside base pay

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