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Granted that you have a well defined research project and funding, you can expect an overall stimulating and interesting experience conducting research in the engineering department. It's a place of learning and developing essential skills as a young engineer.
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Good experience as a Grad student

As a grad student, I had to balance work and social life but it was not difficult because my supervisor was understanding and lenient. Employees were friendly and very supportive.
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friendly place to work

It was a good university to study at. I did my PhD study over there at McDonal Campus. The problem is that it is outside of the city and took half an hour up to one hour of communication if you would like to live in downtown Montreal. Apart from that, the department was perfect.

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good community. good equipment.

Cons

Far from downtown
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PhD on Silicon Photonics

Challenging, detail-oriented, well-organized academic research on silicon photonics and optical interconnects. Rewarding experience for hard-working individuals.

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networking

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long hours
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Great place to work

Amazing work culture, great city to live in. Lively and big but cheap. Tons of opportunities to grow professionally. Overall a very european feel and and work culture.
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Good University and great teaching. Good Campus. Lots of clubs and activities. Reputed for research. Diverse people and mix of culture. Medicine is rated higher than engineering
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Research Assistant

Being a PhD student at McGill is an enjoyable journey. You have work-life balance. The city is very affordable for students with plenty options for outdoor work.
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An excellent school for the research

As a graduate research trainee I don't think I could have ask more. The job that was given to me was interesting and challenging at the same time. I had to work a lot but the results were outstanding.
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Great place for grad school

I learned a great deal about research. My communication skills increased greatly through oral presentations and written work (e.g., publications). I learned a great deal due to close ties with industry partners. This resulted in my obtaining very practical experience along side my degree.
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Its a great university to work. However, I didn't have a good working experience. Labs do not collaborate within each other. Very competitive environment.
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fun productive

typical day at work what you learned management your co-workers the hardest part of the job the most enjoyable part of the job
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Great experience with highly educated people.....

Analyzing data and preparing grand reports Learning new laboratory equipment and technique Learning how to tackle technical problems Supervising undergraduate and summer students Presenting the work in a group was the most enjoyable part of the job
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productive and fun workplace

It is a good place where you can learn a lot. The graduate progam in Parasitology is very good. However funding is not that much so one should be careful in selecting a professor.
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Positive

Great place to work. Flexible life. Secure and really accommodating.
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Great place to learn and grow personnally and professionally

Under the supervision of my supervisor, I was able to get my masters degree while facing real life challenges, managing several projects and meeting deadlines.

Pros

Develop many skills and abilities

Cons

Long hours of work
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Based on 483 reviews

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4.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.8 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.8 out of 5 stars for Management
4.1 out of 5 stars for Culture

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