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Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, Alberta4 December 2013
As a research Assistant I was given quite a bit of responsibility and was able to participate in a vast array of jobs. I learned many things, however the rate of pay was minimal and there was very little proper safety measures in place for workers.
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Associate Registrar, Admissions & Recruitment (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB11 December 2017
The University of Calgary is one of the best research universities in Canada and the world. One of the greatest assets here is the people. What amazing people!
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The people, the leadership
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the pace is beyond what most people would expect
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Research Associate (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB4 December 2017
A research associate position is basically a volunteer position which holds out the hope that sometime, someday you might be paid. There is no support for the position through the university - only the professor under whom you work controls that.
If you enjoy research for research's sake, it is fun to do, but do not expect recognition or financial rewards.
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exciting research
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zero institutional support or reward
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