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Updated 17 October, 2017
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  • The work/life balance may be difficult to kept during the terms that you attend courses (in 12 reviews)

  • Low Pay, still have to pay tuition (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, good co-workers. One of the top universities in the world.

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of motivation within certain units or employees as the benefits of working here make people comfortable


  2. "Teaching Assistant - Marking"

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

    I have been working at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Good benefit plan and nice salary

    Cons

    The total hour varies based on the job. Some teaching assistant in certain departments has much more working hours than others.


  3. "Awesome place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, amazing environment, tons of knowledge people around

    Cons

    You might feel overwhelmed from time to time.


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  5. "Very nice place to work at"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice people and culture.

    Cons

    Everything was very good, no cons.


  6. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent environment to develop your ideas.

    Cons

    Because it is a University the pace for development is slow in general. However it doesn't create blockers for anything. New technologies are also very slowly adapted.


  7. "Great place for postdocs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Good location
    Competitive salary
    Health/Dental benefits
    Great City

    Cons

    High cost of living
    Partial use of facilities (e.g. Athletics center)

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries


  8. "PhD Graduate Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    World class research institute
    Lots of resources available

    Cons

    Department I was in topped up salary from base UofT wage


  9. "Work-study position at"

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    Former Employee - Work Study Student in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Work Study Student in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible enough hours, friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Very low pay, not much else in terms of benefits


  10. "3rd-year Mechanical Engineering Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Teaching Quality; Motivated atmosphere.

    Cons

    High price living nearby;


  11. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor, Management in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor, Management in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Nice people. Supportive infrastructure. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Office politics and lots of part-time contracts.

    Advice to Management

    Promote junior staff, recruit new talent.


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