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Great School
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJanuary 23, 2014
Good facilities, smart co-workers and professors
best research facility in canada
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Scholastic Environment
Research Student (Current Employee), Toronto, ONDecember 23, 2013
Open door mindset, a typical academic institution. No animosity but must be willing to ensure your projects are of the upmost quality.
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Note Taking for students with disability
Volunteer Notetaker (Former Employee), Toronto, ONNovember 20, 2013
This job has helped me be more punctual as I would have to attend class every session to take notes. I acquired the skill of multitasking. Overall, I have learned a lot from this job and hope to enhance my skills in my future jobs.
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Best School
Student Researcher (Former Employee), TorontoNovember 15, 2013
Great educational experience, it can be a little stressful, specially in the program I was in, but overall it was worth it to go to school here.
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Excellent
Peer Tutor (Former Employee), Toronto, ONNovember 3, 2013
I think it's a good opportunity to improve communication skills.
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Great place to work
Teaching assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 23, 2013
Pros: near home
Cons: shifted hours
Lots to learn
Easy going people
Excellent materials to work with
The hardest part of the job was to meet different time lines for different managers
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Productive and continuos learning
Laboratory Research Technician (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 17, 2013
research laboratory are organized and busy

there is always something to learn by exposure to different projects

gerat hands on experience
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Excellent place to work, creative freedom.
Course Developer (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 15, 2013
Working for U of T has been a very rewarding experience. There was a lot of creative freedom but guidance and support were always available. Your ideas were always heard and considered when it came to projects and new ideas.
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Supportive, Friendly, Respectful, Encouraging Environment
Motivational Speaker (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 9, 2013
Pros: friendly environment, respectful of one's personal experiences and background, encouraged empolyee and self creativity
motivational speaking
Provided my own personal and academic experiences to high school students and parents
Encouraged students to achieve their academic potential
Promoted the Saturday Tutoring Program
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Worked from 9-11
VOLUNTEER (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 7, 2013
Study and work environment was enjoyable where you learn and perform a good job
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Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant of Economics (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 2, 2013
• Offered lectures and office hours for bachelor students with topics in introduction of macroeconomics and microeconomics
• Assisted professors with writing exam questions, marking exams and assignments
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University of Toronto
Web Camp Leader (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 1, 2013
Pros: great people
Cons: downtown commute
My Alma Matter. It was very rewarding to work with the great team at U of T in their summer web camp. Saw a wide range of different challenges and abilities.
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A workplace that has nice co-workers
Caretaker (Current Employee), Mississauga, ONSeptember 12, 2013
Pros: union, benefits, job security, hourly wage
Cons: night shift hours
A typical day at work would include cleaning washrooms, emptying out garbage bins , cleaning offices , vacuuming , wiping down tables. I have learned in the 9 years I have been at the University that unfortunately some management that work there treat their employees like they are uneducated and beneath them. I believe that management should be boosting – more... their workers morale instead of crushing it. The hardest part of my job would have to be the hours, I work Sun-Thurs from 11:00pm-7:30am so it's tough to have a normal life. I would much rather prefer morning shifts then nights shifts. The most enjoyable part of my job is meeting new people and getting to hear all their stories and past experiences in life. – less
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Great place for researcher
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 22, 2013
The project I've been working on is exciting. Usually I design my own devices and experiments to solve problem. I also order all the stuffs I need for my project, including materials, equipments etc. I've learned lots of thing from my co-workers who are dedicated to their researches. They are smart and hard-working people. The hardest part of the job – more... is how to apply my knowledge to real life problems. There are two things in my job I feel the most enjoyable: (1) concept design (2) device prototyping. I really enjoy bringing my idea into the real world. If my deice can be used by others, I will be very very proud of it. – less
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Great people
Map and Data Librarian (Former Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 7, 2013
The job was challenging, but provided and excellent opportunity to learn new skills (i.e. programming and a wide variety of data mining techniques).
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Working with children is always a pleasure because they always keep you on your toes and find ways to make you laugh
Facilitator (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 26, 2013
Pros: free lunches, free field trips
Cons: men-tees graduating and leaving the program
I loved working with my men-tee , a typical day consist of picking them up from different schools via school bus then , dropping theM to the University of Toronto where we help them with home work, provide them with a meal and development workshops.
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FUN PLACE TO WORK
Chef (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 22, 2013
Pros: benifits
Cons: long hours
HAPPY DAY
LEARNED NEW THINGS
MANAGENENT WAS GOOD
CO WORKERS WERE GOOD
MY IMMEDIATE BOSS WAS MOST TIME NOT HAPPY
SEEING A GREAT JOB DONE WELL
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A great way to enhance communication skills and the hours are flexible
Personal Trainer & Strength and Conditioning Coach (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 2, 2013
A typical day at work would include training clients and providing group fitness classes. With that said, being a Mississauga Aquatics Strength Coach, I also have to deal with groups of professional swimmers to provide for their training sessions to assist in their competitive swimming. I learned to cooperate with fellow trainers in an athletic environment – more... under an organized management. I also learned how to deal with customer-raised issues towards the athletic facility. To be honest, I enjoy working a lot and being part of the university's athletic institution. – less
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Great place for diversity
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJune 28, 2013
As a unionized employee, I have secure pay and good health benefits. It's a good place to work at.
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Good learning experience
Team Member - MIE491 Capstone Design Course (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJune 20, 2013
A typical day working on projects at the University of Toronto would involve a great deal of commitment (including late nighters and early mornings) as well as learning overall. My undergraduate experience has taught me quite a bit in terms of good work ethic and technical expertise in my areas of specialization. I would say that the most rewarding – more... part of this experience was the network of people that one gains after working on multiple projects with many talented people of different technical backgrounds. – less

About University of Toronto

The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or simply Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated – Read more