University of Toronto Reviews

Updated May 26, 2020

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4.3
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University of Toronto President Meric S. Gertler  (no image)
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414 Ratings
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  • "There were no cons of working at University of Toronto(in 42 reviews)

  • "Not a ton of structure, low pay(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Competitive Environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Cutting edge research where you learn a lot

    Cons

    Colleagues are generally very competitive

    University of Toronto2020-05-27
  2. "Good Research Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Researcher in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good research opportunities for undergraduate students

    Cons

    You don't get paid as much as the industry

    University of Toronto2020-05-24
  3. "Chemistry TA"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Good communication with supporting professors

    Cons

    Could use more upfront training

    University of Toronto2020-05-17
  4. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Supportive, Harmonious, Inclusive and fast-paced

    Cons

    There is no cons for me working for U of T

    University of Toronto2020-05-17
  5. "Understanding environment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    My boss was concerned with my growth

    Cons

    Was unable to get full-time position

    University of Toronto2020-05-17
  6. "Good University"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Top rated and cultural diversity

    Cons

    The university might get over crowded

    University of Toronto2020-05-14
  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Very smart students and faculty.

    Cons

    Housing in the GTA area is expensive.

    University of Toronto2020-05-14
  8. "Good experience but no work/life balance"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Good stipend, good benefits, access to excellent facilities/programs (gym, library, career help, etc.)

    Cons

    Experience depends on your laboratory. Some are more strict than others. The culture in each lab varies.

    University of Toronto2020-05-13
  9. "A great part-time work opportunity for students"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Scarborough, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    The professors are considerate of your academic schedule.

    Cons

    Not too many hours available.

    University of Toronto2020-05-11
  10. "Good experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, friendly environment

    Cons

    Workload could be more if managing studies as well.

    University of Toronto2020-05-11
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