Great job, environment could be better at times...
Coordinator (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – November 19, 2015
I enjoyed my time at UofT. The work was diverse, interesting and the management struck a good balance between guidance and freedom for its employees. However, at times, the culture was not overly positive (when I worked there) which effected my desire to stay.
Program Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – February 23, 2015
I advised and organized students who wanted to study overseas through our exchange programs. I coordinate with students who want to study at the University of Toronto through our exchange programs. It was a great work environment and required a lot of organization and logistical work.
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – February 18, 2013
Pros: collaboration with other peers.
As a graduate student, I had an awesome opportunity to work as a research assistant and I enjoyed every minute of it! The professors were great and very supportive. I worked for 8-9 months for my research in addition to my course work and I had a fantastic time!
RA and TA (Former Employee), Toronto ON Canada – February 26, 2012
Pros: free internet
this place is full of strict professors. they require us to reach superior level. every day we have a lot of homework to do. we stay long night until 4 o'clock. But I enjoy this. this place is full of free thinking. We can speak, write and think freely. We are invited to have a big potenial.
Challenging but ultimately rewarding place to learn and work.
University of Toronto Fellow (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – October 31, 2014
Cons: long hours
Being a researcher at the University of Toronto can be quite challenging, but ultimately the skills I've learned throughout my time there have made me into a skilled professional capable of tackling a variety of tasks.
Basketball League Coordinator (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – April 11, 2015
Gave me the opportunity to see development in terms of self growth. Learnt to deal with several scenarios that helped me develop my skills in dealing with clients. Helped me understand the concepts of time management and managing peers.
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – March 21, 2014
I got this job because a professor in our department got a grant, and was able to use it to organize a conference. He was a fantastic employer who mentored and clearly cared a great deal about his graduate student research assistants. He organized a first-rate conference, too.
Volunteer Notetaker (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – November 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.
Lab manager (Current Employee), Toronto, ON – September 14, 2015
Pros: flexible hours
Cons: cannot predict the future of the job
I train new student or employees on devices such as Confocal and Live Imaging Microscope. I check the incubators, safety cabinets if there is any inspections needed. I write protocols and optimize them.
Teaching Assistant (TA) (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – September 20, 2015
Great experience to teach talented students. Topics to be taught are advanced and challenging, at the same time the TAs culture is helpful in terms of assisting each other towards best teaching the students.
Course Developer (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – October 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.
Teaching Assistant of Economics (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – October 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