NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Employee Reviews

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Awesome !!
Technical Officer TO2 - Machinist (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON12 May 2016
It was so awesome to be able to work in a machine shop the has everything you need to create new gizmo's :) The people that i worked with were very knowledgable in their craft.....for sure.
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Great people and environment
service provider (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON29 January 2016
Worked with the team at NRC at their Hull Language campus, great team of people and stress free work environment. Active management kept things on scheduled and assured team members where aware of their duties.
Pros
clean working enviorment
Cons
Travel Bridge was under construction
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An interesting place to work
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON16 October 2015
Typical day was come in and work on a project, either in the lab or on a computer.

I learned many things about how a national lab works along with many aspects of experimental physics.

Hardest part of the job was being given free reign to finish a project.

Most enjoyable aspect was completing a project which was going to be used.
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Good place to work to serve Canadian interests
Project Management Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON5 May 2015
Great place to transition to from the Armed Forces (CF) as they recognize time served in the CF and qualifications you may have acquired and is a continuation of serving Canada.

The screening process is long and very extensive but once you meet all the requirements and criteria then they are continually engaging you for further progress and employment commensurate to your past experience and qualifications.
Pros
Autonomy of action within define parameters
Cons
Federal Institution with a lot of red tape
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Great Networking
Molecular Biology Laboratory Technician (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK12 April 2015
I was a summer student two summers in a row at the Research Council. It was interesting to see all the different areas of plant science people were working in.
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National Research Concil
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, Ontario19 April 2013
I enjoyed working with that department because that was were my dad used to work until he passed away. I got to see old friends. The position was good and I learned a lot from it.
Pros
interesting position
Cons
agency contract
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Awesome workplace
Fabrication Work Experience (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON14 January 2015
Typical day was always exciting!! Found a great industry with great opportunity!! Most enjoyable part was fabricating parts to go on projects!!
Pros
Great enviroment
Cons
None
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Good compagny
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON3 November 2013
Good place to work for with dynamic people to work with and for. Fast-paced environment especially at fiscal year end. The work is diversified and at times challenging.
Pros
Flexible work hours
Cons
None
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Nice people and work environment
Research assistant as a visiting student (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC14 October 2014
- Place a great value on teamwork
- People are open to discuss with you and generous to share new ideas
- Needs to bring more enthusiasm
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productive
Receptionist/Admin Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON8 October 2014
•a typical day at work
•what you learned
•management
•your co-workers
•the hardest part of the job
•the most enjoyable part of the job
Pros
great benefits
Cons
federal government
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Research Associate (Former Employee) –  Montreal, QC23 November 2014
a place that allows personal and career growth.

training in business analysis and portfolio creating
Pros
good quality work
Cons
high turn over rate
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