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Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON6 October 2017
Not too much of workload.
Workload depends on professor
The best part is earning as a student.
Work culture is good. most of the professors are very nice.
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Great place to work if you have a secured job
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ontario2 October 2017
Work load is fine
Great place to work if you have a secured job
the best part is interacting with people
the culture is not the best
the hardest part of the job doesn't exist
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Productive and friendly workplace
Researcher (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON26 September 2017
It is a productive and friendly workplace with many talented co-workers sharing knowledge and developing optimal solutions for several engineering projects.
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Work life ballance
Certified Personal Trainer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON9 September 2017
Working for the University of Ottawa was a great experience and I have a strong work and school balance allowing me to obtain my Master's degree in Human Kinetics
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Typical graduate student experience
Graduate Researcher (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON7 September 2017
Lots of work to be accomplished.

With enough work during the days and careful planning can avoid needing to work nights/weekends.

Put in hard work but was able to maintain a fairly good work/life balance.

Tons of support from professors for guidance.

"Full scholarship" does not actually cover entire tuition amount, but stipend and any additional scholarships help to offset any cost and should be able to cover the cost of living.
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Good Place to work
Acoustical & Vibration Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON6 September 2017
It's a good place to work. Respectful staff and helpful people. Students are very smart, curious, and hard-working. You will find your colleagues very respectful.
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My University
Junior/Intermediate (Former Employee) –  ottawa, Ontario1 September 2017
Great atmosphere and amazing teaching program.
Early starts to your day and a large enough cohort to make life long friends and colleagues.
A well rounded bachelors of education program that has prepared me well for any teaching experience.
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Not much to it
Tech Expert (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON29 August 2017
There was not much to this. Was able to help with setup and take down of presentations and was able to help with technical issues that arose. Not much too it.
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Good TA position
Teaching Assistant (TA) (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON17 August 2017
I like my position as a TA. The pay is good and supervisor was fair. I wish there was more that they could do to offer career opportunities at the University after your schooling.
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Fun place to work wuth
Project Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON14 August 2017
Fast paced, requires strong technical, analytical with brilliant interpersonal skills. Working in academia requires a lot of theoretical knowledge with practical experience.
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Good job for student
Proctor (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON7 August 2017
can help to get extra cash for student .
not for a carrer
Pros
easy job
Cons
time can go slow watching student doing there exams .
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Excellent Student job
Assistant Professor, Art History (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON6 August 2017
Working with art history Professor and learning skills and methods from a professional. Working on location while going to school. marking quizzes, reading essays, getting feedback from the Art history professor. Part time position in the my field of passion: Art and Art History.
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A chance to get a foot in the door
Structural Lab Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON3 August 2017
Volunteered to get a reference letter, which later got me my first job at a firm. Also met a few people that may potentially be good for networking with later in life.
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University roadie work.
AV Technician (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON3 August 2017
As an on-call contract worker, I find my boss does his best to make sure we are informed of changes to shifts as quickly as possible, and works hard to keep everything as smooth as possible for his technicians. Some gigs are very simple and smooth, others are hectic. There is no such thing as a truly average day working for CITE at uOttawa.
Pros
Educational benefits, even for contract workers.
Cons
It's on-call work.
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Productive and very enjoyable environment
Casual Sports Employee (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON11 July 2017
This is a very enjoyable place to work with good management and co-workers. The salary is very competitive. Sometimes you need to deal with unruly participants of the intramural program however you always have backup and support.
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Varied work in a fast-paced environment
Special Advisor, VP Research Office (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON11 July 2017
The University of Ottawa is a face-paced work environment requiring professionalism, client service skills, bilingualism, and dedication. The work was varied and I got to work with a large number of very interesting researchers, as well as many other administrators dedicated to service excellence.
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Productive respectful place
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON5 July 2017
I've been a research assistant, very happy with my supervisors. Objectives were clear, and networking was encouraged and benefitial. Monetary compensation was fair.
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Un environnement de travail très occuper mais agréable.
Payroll Officer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON29 June 2017
Un environnement de travail très occuper mais agréable.
Le travaille d`équipe, préparation de paye etc.
Organisation de mes journées etc.
Mes collaborateurs étaient toujours prêt et ouvert.
De ne pas être disponible pour nos clients quand le bureau était fermer pour la vérification de la paye a chaque deux semaine.
L`appréciation des clients quand je les aidaient a résoudre un problème de paye etc.
Pros
Vacances deux fois par année
Cons
Assurance
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Great Team
Supervisor Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON13 June 2017
In uottawa, you get to work with different people with different backgrounds, work in teams, also enjoy your time while at work.
Great team leads and also gives you an opportunity to grow in your positions.
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A place to be
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON2 June 2017
At the University of Ottawa, your opinion matters and supervisors are respectful. The student environment is great and students are fun to be with.

The employment process is transparent.
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