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Updated 14 February, 2018
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  • Difficult to secure full time employment (in 14 reviews)

  • Few hours are given to student staff so it may not be enough income as a part time job (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Positive Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive environment with very flexible hours

    Cons

    Very few cons, dealing with drunk residence students at night


  2. "Great student experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University part-time

    Pros

    Very good career boost placements
    Flixible hours, adequate and diverse duties

    Cons

    Sometimes lacks structure in student-superviser relationship


  3. "brief review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ryerson University part-time

    Pros

    very positive working environment, many opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Same bureaucratic issues as any large institution


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  5. "An excellent employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    -Great benefits
    -Union solidarity
    -Progressive, pushing limits to excel
    -Urban, city-centre location

    Cons

    -union jobs can lead to limited roles, no room to expand
    -heavy car traffic between buildings on campus


  6. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Ryerson University part-time

    Pros

    Freedom to explore opportunities and operate

    Cons

    Sometimes can be stress fully demanding

    Advice to Management

    Hire more undergrads


  7. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant

    I have been working at Ryerson University part-time

    Pros

    Good pay for not too many hours.

    Cons

    Don't expect the course's professor to give you any support, they are too busy doing their own thing.


  8. "Sales and Operations Lead"

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    Current Employee - Sales Operations Coordinator in Ryerson University, ON
    Current Employee - Sales Operations Coordinator in Ryerson University, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exchange reviews and experiences within school
    Work in school
    Paid well according to the student needs

    Cons

    Cant work long hours

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  9. "student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University full-time

    Pros

    Its a good school with a lot of opportunities

    Cons

    not much of a community

    Advice to Management

    having more buildings


  10. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I had a blast working at Ryerson due to the amazing colleagues that I had. The timings were also very good.

    Cons

    No real cons of working at Ryerson


  11. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Researcher and Editor in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Researcher and Editor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ryerson University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. Great working environment.

    Cons

    It can take time to get downtown if you don't live nearby

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


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