Queen's University
Happiness score is 54 out of 100
4.3 out of 5 stars.
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About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Revenue
    $650m to $1bn (CAD)
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    Kingston, CA
  • Link
    Queen's University website
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 198 reviews and is evolving.



Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemical engineering
on 28 March 2022
Great university to work at
Generally, it is a great place for young professionals to work and gain experience. Kingston is a small but quiet town, also great for families with small kids.
Front Desk Representative in Kingston, ON
on 19 February 2022
Pleasant workplace
Pleasant experience working here, but management can be slow or uninterested in responding to complaints or concerns. Pay is pretty bad, especially if you are in a non-unionized position.
Graduate Student Researcher in Kingston, ON
on 17 February 2022
Amazing opportunity to build skillset and network with other researchers.
It was great! They encourage remote opportunities and have a supportive workplace culture. The group of researchers I worked with were very organized and time-efficient.
Director, Government and Institutional Relations in Kingston, ON
on 29 March 2021
Exceptional University and Community
Queen's offers exceptional professional opportunities and benefits in an incredibly innovative and balanced environment.It is a beautiful campus to both study and work at; immersed within a city of Canada's richest history. Queen's is diverse and inclusive, it has global reach while being deeply committed to the Kingston community. Highly recommend Queen's for the professional and life opportunities.
IT Coordinator in Kingston, ON
on 24 March 2021
Understaffed and disorganized
Biggest issues are: disorganization, no communication, slow administration, no direction, lack of response, decentralized management structureI do not feel safe to be open with my coworkers and management about being a member of the LBGTQ+ community. The individual departments exploit part time employees by dangling the "carrot" in front of them with the vague possibility of full time employment.I do not recommend trying to work multiple part time positions. It negatively impacts your mental health. At the end of each day I'm so tired mentally and need time to recover to the point I don't feel I could NOT do any extra professional development. I'd change the hiring process, forcing the hiring managers actually talk with the coworkers of the potential employee and less emphasis of story time with the new hire. To me the hiring process is biased against those who have a oral and written learning disability, and/or introverts.

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Interview insights

Insights from 77 Indeed users who have interviewed with Queen's University within the last 5 years.

Favourable experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a month

Interview questions

Questions were fair and behavioral. If you can explain how your skills are transferable to their requirements, you should be fine. No curveballs

Shared on 11 October 2021

Your knowledge of Microsoft Office and online meeting software like Zoom and Teams. Your availability. Your flexibility.

Shared on 23 October 2020

Your teaching philosophy, your past experience, educational qualifications, and very specific about references. You must provide references from supervisors who DIRECTLY witnessed you teaching

Shared on 21 September 2017

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