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Good pay No benefits
Writing Peer Tutor & Summer Writing Camp Head Don (Former Employee) –  London, ON18 June 2018
Paid well above the minimum wage at the time, but no benefits available and the position was within the writing centre drop-in which has restricted hours at less than twenty each week.
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Challenging and rewarding
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON21 May 2018
Gained invaluable teaching skills
Balanced workload
Great employer communication
Roles and duties sometimes ambiguous
Higher chance of encountering workplace conflicts (i.e., students)
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Jobs accommodating for student schedule
Student (Former Employee) –  London, ON18 May 2018
The best thing about working at Western is that they are accommodating for your student schedule so that you are able to balance school and work. It is also very close to you so no commuting is required.
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Interim Associate Vice-President Clubs (Former Employee) –  London, ON13 May 2018
The management was mainly comprised of students and some full-time staff as it was the university student council. It was a very inclusive environment where you could easily connect to other workers as they were also students.
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Western University needs to provide equal opportunity for its most underprivileged employees, its Teaching Assistants
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON9 May 2018
Western University's recent offers in relation to the renegotiated Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teaching Assistants shows a general disregard for the welfare of its most precarious employees. Western University's administration is focused solely on profiteering, and its lack of support for its TAs, who do an exponential amount of work for what they get paid, reveals a general disregard for the profession of teaching.
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Diversity
Media Team Volunteer (Former Employee) –  London, ON6 May 2018
Everyone is welcome at Wester University. If you are a passionate and active person you can work there and improve well. I was a volunteer for 2 years and I learn how to communicate with people with different culture, language, and age. I love the positive environment at Western University.
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Student teacher, practicum placement (unpaid) (Former Employee) –  London, ON25 April 2018
Western University is a diverse educational environment that has more going on behind the scenes than many students who attend this institution might think.
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a great place for students to start
Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON24 April 2018
A great place for students to start their first jobs.
High pay with easy work. However, not many full time positions every year.
No overtime is required
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great place
Web developer (Former Employee) –  London, ON12 April 2018
great place to work for. Had a good opprotunity to learn different skills and work with different teams. Kind of a hot country though haha other than that i really liked it
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Great opportunity for students
Monitor (Former Employee) –  London, ON31 March 2018
Being able to work in a work study position has been a great opportunity to balance with my schoolwork, the location is extremely convenient, and I enjoy being able to help others.
Pros
a creative environment
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Off-Campus Advisor (Current Employee) –  London, ON24 March 2018
Very nice people and very encouraging. Easy to work with and learned many things from people with a variety of experiences. Got to expand my comfort zone and was pushed to try new things.
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Good Part Time Job
Stage Manager and Production Assistant (Current Employee) –  London, ON22 March 2018
Good place to work depending on what faculty. Submitting time sheets on a weekly basis is frustrating and they should have provided a better interface for submitting hours than a weekly email.
Pros
Flexible
Cons
Too many bosses
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Good place for work
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  London, ON22 March 2018
Western university is a good place for work. However there are many seasonal jobs which means people )outside academia and administrative staff) must look for other opportunities
Pros
Rate pay
Cons
seasonal contracts most of the time
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Student position
(Geography Department) Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON19 March 2018
This was a student research assistant position so no possibility for advancement. However, the grad students I worked for were great. Training is free and they were flexible with my class schedule.
Pros
great people, free lunch, free training
Cons
little money and no future advancement
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Fun Environment
Lab Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON18 March 2018
Very flexible work environment. Training is available and very simple to follow. Employers are very nice and understanding. Overall, it's considered a very fun experience
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Amazing place to earn a degree
Full Time, First Year Student (Current Employee) –  London, ON10 March 2018
I study here. It is an amazing place to study. The campus is beautiful and it makes you want to spend more time just being there on your free time. I highly recommend applying here to earn a degree.
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excellent
Teaching Assistant Experiences (Former Employee) –  London, ON21 February 2018
It is a fun/positive learning environment.
Professors are very helpful in doing research.
I learn how to independently solve problem and how collaborate with lab mates.
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Leadership position and fun people to work with
Residence Assistant (Current Employee) –  London, ON29 January 2018
•Understand the needs of incoming residents and interact with authorities at different departments in the university to deliver mutually accepted results
•Organize various events for the residents and handle emergency situations
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Very good opportunity to grow with the company and learn new procedures and be the help to the company
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  London14 January 2018
Very good opportunity to grow with the company and learn new procedures and be the help to the company.
Prepare technical reports, studies and design calculations
• Assist with preparation of proposals, feasibility studies, preliminary design, tender documents, and engineering specifications
• Produce base plan, plan and profile and design drawings from survey base plans and design sketches following municipal design standards 
• Prepared contract quantities for cost estimating purposes and assist with preparation of contract documents 
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Lab Assistant (Former Employee) –  London, ON1 January 2018
Worked as a student lab assistant, the technician I worked for was a great guy. The work I did was mainly setting up and helping for students labs. Great for a student jobs and was funded through the school
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