McMaster University Employee Reviews

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Supportive colleagues and Administrative Staff
Research Facilitator, Arts and Social Work (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ONSeptember 9, 2014
Encourages intellectual stimulation and encourages depth and expansion of academic and social skills.
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Great environment and great people, and good recreational facilities on campus.
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONSeptember 9, 2014
As a research assistant in process systems design, there is a lot of work on computer. Typical day involves staying in office for majority of day, while meeting with grad student and supervisor every few days. But it is manageable when there is an interest in research being done!
Pros
good environment
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very great environment
Sales Associate (Text Book Department) (Current Employee) –  hamiltonSeptember 8, 2014
good environment and management, i have learnt from here a lot,
but its a temporary job here.
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Prestigious University
Undergraduate Independent Research Dissertation (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONAugust 25, 2014
-challenging classes that make you think and learn
-uses Problem Based Learning
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best university
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONAugust 21, 2014
good place to learn and work at. maybe I will come back do a PhD
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Productive
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONAugust 6, 2014
One of the best research universities in Canada, perhaps the world. High tech laboratories and renowned faculties prepares one for a productive career ahead.
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Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ONJuly 23, 2014
My rating is in reference to a postdoctoral fellow position at McMaster, not necessarily of the University as an employer.
Pros
flexible hours
Cons
long hours, no benefits, little pay
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Competitive work environment
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ONJuly 20, 2014
A challenging and engaging work environment. Highly competitive and rewarding.
Pros
free dinners
Cons
long hours
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Excellent place to work for.
EXAMINATION STAFF (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, OntarioJuly 11, 2014
This position was very structured with great co-workers that worked very well as a team. Management was great to everyone which the job very enjoyable.
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Great work environment
Office of Chief Human Resources Officer, Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONJuly 8, 2014
Great way to transition from University to practical working experience.
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fun work and study place
Teaching Assistant and Tutor in Math and Physics (Former Employee) –  Hamilton , ONJuly 8, 2014
Excellent educational environment with very knowledgeable professors.
Pros
fun place to work and study
Cons
long distances between buildings to attend the sessions on time
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Allows for creativity
Lecturer (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONJuly 2, 2014
I loved working with talented 3rd and 4th year students.
I fully appreciated the complexities of the task with
respect to the student culture, the faculty needs
and the supervisor's dual role.
I wasn't a fan of the parking authority. I also felt
the online part of the job posed too big a risk to
both my students and myself.
Also, they need a job center for music students--also
debt counselling.
And finally, the commute was ugly on so many days--hardest
winter ever.

Otherwise, music students, faculty and admin at McMaster U.
kick some ****!
Pros
great food on campus
Cons
parking services
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Productive and releaxed
Technology Consultant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONJune 22, 2014
Part-time job as a Student.
Valuable learning experience. Very good opportunity to learn University IT services infrastructure.
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Great employer
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ONMay 7, 2014
Teaching 1st year undergraduate students was fulfilling.
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It is a very nice place to work and study.
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, OntarioMay 7, 2014
The school provides good resources for students and employees.
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Great place to work with great people
University Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONApril 30, 2014
Working as a Teaching Assistant for McMaster university was a great experience. The team I worked with was highly professional, and full of wonderful people to work.
I would recommend McMaster university for any of my fellow co-workers looking for a job without a second thought
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Productive and Helpful connections
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ONApril 28, 2014
Flexible hours, got all the help I can get from fellow coworkers and professors, all were helpfull
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TA - review
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONApril 27, 2014
It was an incredible experience to be able to teach your peers and aid their understanding in someway by relaying on what I learned from my education at Mcmaster University
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very good school
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ONApril 26, 2014
good research environment, good supervisor, good research funding
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Excellent research culture
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 22, 2014
Excellent autonomy. I was able to come into the lab and work on my own schedule so long as tasks were completed. Coworkers were great. Opportunities for growth dependant on work completed.
Pros
work culture, management, life balance
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4.2
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