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Student research assistant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC22 October 2017
It was a research award. Good experience. Worked closely with graduate student. Weekly meeting with the professor. Learned more about life in graduate school. Also got training on applicable skills such as Matlab and EEG.
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i was a volunteer assistant lacrosse coach...
Volunteer assistant lacrosse coach (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC20 October 2017
McGill university is an excellent school in an impressive environment in Montreal Canada. We began the lacrosse program and developed it into National Champions.
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Good For Grad Student
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC18 October 2017
Not bad for a grad student position but not enough to live on. As with any grad student position, you are in a limbo where you don't get the benefits of a regular employee
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Good place to work
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC6 October 2017
Supportive staff and colleagues. Flexible work hours. Great location in a beautiful city. Standard work place, with a standard job nothing amazing but nothing bad.
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Busy workplace with task diversity
Administrative Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC18 September 2017
Possibility of movement between units since there are fairly similar jobs across departments.Smaller units of 3-6 function better than larger teams with multiple managerial seats.
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Great Experience
Project Team Member (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC5 September 2017
It was a great capstone experience which helpes me take a glimpse of how some parts of McGill run. It defintely gave me great experience as well as helpful connections.
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Hockey instructor
Hockey Camp Instructor (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC27 August 2017
• Instructed girls between the ages of 7 and 13 on basic hockey skills
• Responsible for girls on and off the ice including lunch and break supervision
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great life-work balance
Student (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC22 August 2017
McGill is a very reputable institution with a long history. It is a great place to work with a great environment, and a very multicultural work. The facilities are also great
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Doctoral Student (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC21 August 2017
Doctorate student working for 4 years. Regular salary with no paid vacation because that is the usual for PhD students. Good environment to work and good learning environment
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Fun Environment
Student Worker (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 August 2017
I worked at the steam table, serving students a well balanced meal. A typical shift includes setting up the steam table, and serving students food. Overall everyone in the work place was helpful and had a positive attitude.
Pros
Free meal
Cons
Limited hours available
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Very bureaucratic
Architectural Designer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC2 August 2017
The people working at McGill are generally very friendly, especially the front staff and those in student services. As a new employee, you can face a lot of red tape and confusion with regards to administrative policies. For those hired permanently, the benefits and job security are great, but consequently, there is little space for advancement.
Pros
great location, easy access via public transport, beautiful campus
Cons
almost impossible to penetrate the bureaucratic policies
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Awesome team in my department
Administrative Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC19 July 2017
I started as a mat leave replacement, but everything worked out so well that they wanted to keep me on. The only reason I left was because of a support staff strike that dragged on too long. The team I was with felt like a family. GREAT people!
Pros
great team spirit, great benefits
Cons
really low salary
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Good place to work as a student, allowing you to have some pocket change
Laboratory Intern, Abouheif Lab (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 July 2017
Good place to work as a student. Great side job opportunities. The management is very friendly and the jobs are enjoyable. Everyone you come in contact with in this job is happy.
Pros
Fun environment
Cons
Facilities are outdated
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Amazing University
Student (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC12 July 2017
It is a challenging place with very smart people. It is all up to you. There are unlimited opportunities for you but you have to go find them. You can make the most out of it if you want.
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Great academic place
Research & Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC27 June 2017
I have a memorable experience during my studies at McGill University. The academic environment is very professional and the method of teaching/research is efficient.
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good
PDF (Former Employee) –  JGH21 June 2017
McGIl is one of the best University in Canada and in the world. It most exciting place to learn new advents and develop career. A potential place to grow connections and foresee new opportunities.
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fun working
Security Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Montréal-Ouest, QC19 June 2017
I enjoyed working at this company .Now I need to do something else ,like driving a bus .the culture is great ,a nice place to work .Nice colleagues .I learn how to protect the students and the company
Pros
free lunch
Cons
working night
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Progressive and fun
BITS Promotional Clerk (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC12 June 2017
You have a formation and they will tell you what is the task. You soon learn to be independent and give the best of you ! I enjoyed learning. The best part is to see the changes or progress you bring to the team.
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Great short summer job
Administrative Office Assistant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC11 June 2017
Checked in students and provided them room's key
Recorded any damages on each room, provided services to clients and students.
Manager is good and caring person, very friendly.
The most enjoyable part of this job is good working atmosphere, fun, learning, and cheerful.
Pros
Great working atmosphere
Cons
Office might be crowded when people came in office at one time.
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Interesting workplace
Volunteer (Former Employee) –  Montreal11 June 2017
Very good team and volunteer supervisors.They were very attentive and ready to help. The hospital is very new and is interesting to see. I enjoyed helping people find their way around the hospital.
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