York University Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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York University President Mamdouh Shoukri
Mamdouh Shoukri
199 Ratings
Pros
  • "Amazing work environment and management(in 63 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, freedom of content creation(in 36 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Employer unwilling to negotiate during strikes(in 30 reviews)

  • "Commute during construction, low pay(in 20 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Incredible Experience

      May 7, 2021 - Programmer Assistant 
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      Pros

      Great environment to work in and friendly co-workers. Learned a lot as a Programer Assistant. Flexible hours

      Cons

      not a lot of social events

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      I plan to work here until retirement

      Apr 30, 2021 - Office Administrator in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of career growth opportunities, amazing benefits, excellent union, good people

      Cons

      significant bureaucracy, financial and HR guidelines/procedures are out of date and unnecessarily complicated with lots of duplication (but they are working on it)

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      May 4, 2021 - Library Assistant in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment Flexible Nice colleagues Easy access for students

      Cons

      Weird hours Sometimes assigned last minute but they are flexible

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      ok

      May 6, 2021 - Student Computing Associate in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Provide all the instructions clearly.

      Cons

      Some s harassment does exist.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing Experience

      Apr 28, 2021 - Residence Don 
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      Pros

      great way to build social skills and network with other students, gain transferrable skills after graduation, and make an impact on the student community

      Cons

      great opportunity but requires real commitment and good time management

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good job

      Apr 27, 2021 - Student Computing Services Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Get to walk around campus to set up equipment

      Cons

      Can get very busy during peak times. Usually around beginning of September, less so at beginning of other terms.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fun

      Apr 24, 2021 - York University - IT in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy to learn on the job

      Cons

      Dramatic work environment with cliques

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good benefits and work/life balance

      Apr 14, 2021 - IT Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good union benefits, work/life balance

      Cons

      Needs to have more competitive salaries / continuing positions

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      meh

      Apr 27, 2021 - Student Staff in North York, ON
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      Pros

      Fun work environment, you get to learn a lot from the people around you, being able to help others, got to make a lot of friends and the university through the opportunity.

      Cons

      Incompetent full-time staff, favouritism, claim that they care about students/student first but it's not true they just repeat it enough so you think it's true.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job for students

      Apr 12, 2021 - Computer Lab Assistant At Eservices in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      short and flexible hours. Everyone in the department is friendly and treats us well. The job is very easy to learn.

      Cons

      The job can get repetitive at times.

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