King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Engineer Reviews

Updated 10 Jan 2021

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  1. "Probation period"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web Developer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time

    Pros

    Comfortable Fun People work fast and helpful

    Cons

    There are no cons !

  2. "Great Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Athens
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time

    Pros

    Well organised , modern infrastructure, good salary

    Cons

    Extreme weather conditions, isolated location


  3. "Great choice to improve yourself and widen your high-level connections"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineering Intern in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Facilities. Good Mentors. Good Program. Good Environment.

    Cons

    Bad organizational structure. Some delays in receiving the stipends.

  4. "A Work, Live, & Excel Workplace: in progress"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Engineer in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for more than a year

    Pros

    Relatively high salary offer, culture inside is a little less conservative, lot of rooms to harness working systems, & compassionate bosses.

    Cons

    Very, very strict. Changing courses abruptly.

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  5. "Great work environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Unlimited resources. Fast prototyping. Challenging projects Extended vacations 25-30 days per year

    Cons

    -Too much competition to the extent of sometimes being unhealthy.

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  6. "Grat place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Jeddah

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good pay and benefits. All facilities are nearby.

    Cons

    there is no cons at all. KAUST is a really great place.

  7. "Amazing Community"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Facilities Engineer in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the most unique places in terms of the projects, diverse community and vast amount of resources to work with

    Cons

    Growth is limited and the more needs to be done outside the campus to encourage the local community particiaption

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  8. "M.Sc. Chemical Engineering"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent lab environment to conduct lab experiments and research.

    Cons

    No down-side in my opinion!

  9. "Startup Run by Mideval dilettante"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Jeddah
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment. Good place for families if you are living inside the campus.

    Cons

    No so much prospects of career development.

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "Suggestions on employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior End User Computing Engineer in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for less than a year

    Pros

    Good place to Work amazing campus good residential life.

    Cons

    Politics around work place. if no politics around no one will live KAUST forever.

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