University of Toronto Reviews

Updated May 16, 2021

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550 Ratings
Pros
  • "And the work environment is very friendly(in 158 reviews)

  • "Flexible Hours and Meetings, Flexible Contract(in 138 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay with entry level stipend(in 46 reviews)

  • "The job has a low salary compared to others(in 37 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent workplace

      May 16, 2021 - Assistant Professor in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Health benefits and terrific pay scale

      Cons

      Not a full time position

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great for Students

      May 14, 2021 - Food Service Worker in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours Free meals Really easy work

      Cons

      I do cannot think of any cons

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Teaching Experience but Dependent on Your Professor / Course

      Apr 26, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Fantastic teaching environment (contingent on your teaching professor and the course you teach) - Fair pay - Depending on the department you work in, you might have too many hours (i.e. your graduate funding package total overall might be similar between departments, but the hours your work as a TA can vary from approximately 50-100 hours)

      Cons

      - Your experience is very dependent on the course & instructor

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      salary

      May 11, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      everything in this job has benefits no cons at all

      Cons

      there are no cons in this job at all

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Student

      May 10, 2021 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      a good university with rich resources

      Cons

      it is not a good experience under this pandemic

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Incredible Place to Work (Honestly)

      Dec 17, 2020 - Advancement 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      U of T Advancement can sometimes be a mixed bag, depending on which Faculty you work at, but Central Advancement is about as good as you'll find in the fundraising world, at least in Toronto. U of T really pushes hard to support the entire University, from students to professors to clinicians and beyond...there is so much diversity in what we do, and for the most part, advancement people get a lot of support from the University's many departments, faculties and teams in bringing in impactful gifts. Though, as with all big institutions, there are some politics, compared to some other fundraising foundations, they're small potatoes. Competency, creativity and intelligent ideas are honestly valued here (at least in my office). I've been here for four years now and it would take a lot for me to leave at this point, and not just because of the benefits and salary.

      Cons

      Needs to really better hone in on fostering greater diversity. It's still a very white organization, and that really fuels some of the thinking here. I don't know what it will take to break this deadlock but in a diverse city like Toronto, it's really not good for a progressive institution like U of T.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      research assistant

      May 6, 2021 - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Professor is nice and good pay

      Cons

      nothing really bad to talk about

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Flexible hours and good management

      May 3, 2021 - Campus Ambassador 
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      Pros

      Pick your own shifts (you can work as often as you want)

      Cons

      Miscommunication is common in this fast-paced environment

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice Place to work

      May 5, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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      Pros

      Nice and friendly place to work

      Cons

      Big city and expensive renting

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      pretty good

      May 15, 2021 - Accountant in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great corporation that really values their employees.

      Cons

      hard work, lots of time spent preparing documents.

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