McMaster University
Happiness score is 71 out of 100
4.3 out of 5 stars.
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McMaster University Careers and Employment

Work happiness

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About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Revenue
    $650m to $1bn (CAD)
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    1280 Main Street West. H...
  • Link
    McMaster University website
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Salary estimated from 246 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 436 reviews and is evolving.



Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Hamilton, ON
on 11 November 2022
Being a teaching assistant is easy work
Flexible hours that are accommodating to a school schedule. Work is fairly easy if you have sufficient technical knowledge in the course that you are teaching
Scientist in Hamilton, ON
on 4 November 2022
Stability and great environment
This is a great university and company.Work environment is actually nice. A lot of collaboration from different groups.Stability of position is another advantage.
Exam Invigilator in Hamilton, ON
on 17 October 2022
It is an excellent way to work with other people
I learned to work with a team, I am doing this this for year, and I like the experience being an invigilator. McMaster University is a place that have a lot opportunities that I can work, will be amazing learned other skills
Research Assistant - Software Development in Hamilton, ON
on 6 October 2022
The places allow you to constantly learn and grow together. There is a good management team that answers your questions pretty quickly. The pay is good for people newly joining university.
Research Scientist in Hamilton, ON
on 26 September 2022
World class University
Worked in R/D. Good experience overall. The academic environment was slow paced, lots of opportunities for workshops and professional development. Salary is low and long hours of work.

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Interview insights

Insights from 205 Indeed users who have interviewed with McMaster University within the last 5 years.

Favourable experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a week

Interview questions

What is your favourite part about this course? (TA position)

Shared on 4 February 2020

Would I allow for a background check? have I worked with chemical cleaning agents before? would my schedule be flexible?

Shared on 12 October 2017

All questions are related to the academic background and breadth of knowledge in the field of study.

Shared on 18 May 2017

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