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Large organization with a very modest pace environment
STUDENT ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK11 November 2015
A good place for a long career workers; provides a lot of benefits; fun place with supportive management. great colleagues around. a lot of opportunities to grow.
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Great atmosphere with lots of flexability
Lifeguard (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK20 October 2015
This is a really great place to work, for a first time job. You can make lots of great friends, and they are really good at working around your schedule.
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Engaging and stimulating work environement
SEMINAR LEADER (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK13 October 2015
This is a fantastic place to work for academically oriented thinkers. The people are warm and interesting, and the campus is stunningly beautiful.
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Great place to work
Sessional Lecturer (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK30 September 2015
The university communitty is so big and there is always something going on that you can get involved in. The size might make it impersonal but with the right work ethic, you will stand out, and will be rewarded accordingly
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Great university and fun staff
Research Technician (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK9 September 2015
It is a good work environment for new graduates. It is not only a place you can learn and grow, but also a place you can explore you potential. With nice and friendly people around, you are not afraid of asking questions, looking for kindly advice. People there are always patient to help.
Pros
Great staff and good working environment
Cons
Low salary
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AWESOME
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK19 June 2015
I love it here, its the best experience I have had as a student and as a worker. The staff are amazing and they really make you feel welcome. So many great experiences to have here.
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Good place to work
Post-doctoral Researcher (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK.8 May 2015
It is a good university even though the city (Saskatoon) itself is not attractive. My supervisor was nice and helpful. Working location was calm and clean.
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Exciting research
Laboratory Technician (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK12 April 2015
I worked part-time for a short duration for a new researcher who was setting up his lab. It was exciting that the crystals we were growing were being analyzed at the synchrotron.
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Grader Math Assistant
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK7 March 2015
Always looking forward in going to work. Enjoy the environment of helping the ones especially interested in succeeding.
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Very Nice University
Ph.D. (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon5 March 2015
Saskatoon is cold! That is for sure.
If you are looking for a place you can consecrate on studying, I would recommend this place.
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A typical day
University Wrestling Coach (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK17 February 2015
Typical day of work:
- getting ready in the morning, review messages, outline the plan for the day.
-Outline the plan is something I learned so your prepared but also be ready for changes.
- Management and co-works. Check in with superiors. If the co-workers are directly working with me, make sure we are on the same page moving forward.
- Hardest part of the job is political meetings such as AGM's.
- Most enjoyable is working with the athletes and competition
Pros
Its the Sport World
Cons
Extensive
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Productive and fun work place with good employees safety program
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK1 January 2015
The most enjoyable part of a job is being able to relate well with your co-workers on different strata of the corporate ladder.
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Good experience and challenging
CE495 4th Year Design Project Leader (Former Employee) –  Leader, SK20 November 2014
I get to lead my final year design group for our year long project. It was both challenging and valuable experience to have to plan the schedule, set up meetings, keep everyone on track and try and help everyone to their best potential.
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Energetic and passionate about serving students and faculty
Program and Project Management (Current Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK11 October 2014
The atmosphere is very refreshing with so much energy in the air by the new students each year. The facilities and grounds are lovely and always provide a calming environment for staff and students.

Management is very strong in leadership skills and look out for the best interest of their staff.

Highly recommend working at the University of Saskatchewan.
Pros
Strong Leadership skills
Cons
Budgets are always tight
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Good workplace
Research technician (Current Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK13 August 2014
Great workplace with a strong, healthy and competitive environment
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Good experience of teaching North Canadian students
Teaching Assistant for 112, 250, 242 (Former Employee) –  saskatchewan14 July 2014
very good,
I worked as TA and working environment was very good,
Had opportunity to work with highly qualified people.
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good environment to study
Member of MADMUC (Current Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK17 May 2014
-good quality
-good environment
-nice people
-the weather is terrible in winter
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A good and conducive environment to work.
Graduate Assistant (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK4 May 2014
A typical day of work starts with checking all the equipment and setting up the laboratory for the day's experiment. Obtaining research data and analysing the data forms part of the most exciting part of my job. However, working until the late hours is something that happens on daily basis. This is because once a particular experiment is started, such must be completed before equipment are shut down.
Pros
Availability of all equipment needed.
Cons
Working alone
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a nice teaching research atmosphere
Post-doctoral Research Fellow (Former Employee) –  saskatoon26 April 2014
research actitvity,participating in seminars,scope of learning everyday
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it as a relaxed working enviroment
Student Assistant (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK23 March 2014
at least 4 hours a shift, nice flexible working hours and good for students
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4.3
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