University of Calgary Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Mar 2, 2020

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University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon
Elizabeth Cannon
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  • "low salary compared with the industry(in 20 reviews)

  • "no cons that i can think of other than parking(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great work environment, excellent peers and support system"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Health Economics in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Calgary for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent resources at disposal, really warm and friendly peers, work environment is conducive for growth, steep learning curve

    Cons

    Great people and very accommodating

    University of Calgary2020-03-03
  2. "N/A"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Support Worker in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    The work environment is good. Health insurance is provided for the employee family as well. A Postdoc position at UofC is good for someone who likes challenges.

    Cons

    A postdoc is not well paid.

    University of Calgary2020-02-01
  3. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Layback attitude, great environment to work, excellent benefits, great wellness program

    Cons

    Low pay, no many career opportunities

    University of Calgary2020-01-16
  4. "Part Time Job in UofC library"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Learning Commons Student Navigator 

    I worked at University of Calgary part-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hour with good working environment

    Cons

    No employment benefit and you cannot continue to work after graduate.

    University of Calgary2020-01-13
  5. "A good place to work and study"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    In my experience the U of C has good people and a good working environment.

    Cons

    Large organization, can be difficult to solve problems, and your experience depends on what department or lab you are working in.

    University of Calgary2019-11-12
  6. "Great employer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Technician in Calgary, AB

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work environment, awesome colleagues

    Cons

    no cons that i can think of other than parking

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    University of Calgary2019-09-03
  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Web Content Coordinator in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment, good benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Contact workers tend to be left out of meetings because they are temp

    University of Calgary2019-08-20
  8. "outstanding employer!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Calgary for less than a year

    Pros

    leadership, excellent support and team dynamics, benefits, work environment

    Cons

    funding for contract roles can be challenging

    University of Calgary2019-08-09
  9. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Contractor - Research Assistant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Calgary for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Environment to work. Work culture is amazing

    Cons

    Sometimes, need to work alone.

    University of Calgary2019-07-27
  10. "research assistant"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Good salary and work environment

    Cons

    Not well linked to the oil and gas industry

    University of Calgary2019-05-29
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