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Updated 11 February 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexible working hours, very good employee welfare, well pay, plenty of rotation opportunities" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Great work/life balance, great people/minds to work with" (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "If you have the right skills then there are a lot of opportunities for career progression in mainly the academics field" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Getting a full time role without connections can be challenging" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "work experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    experience an learnt about scientific processes

    Cons

    a lot of free time

    Advice to Management

    interesting


  2. "Animal Technician"

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    Current Employee - Animal Technician in Clayton
    Current Employee - Animal Technician in Clayton
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good university great place to work

    Cons

    Busy work Schedule but supportive

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

  3. "teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Monash University part-time

    Pros

    good pay
    flexible time
    peer support

    Cons

    sometimes require over working time


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Monash University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good employer

    Cons

    Can't really think of anything,


  5. "PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University full-time

    Pros

    Excellent working environment
    Supportive colleagues
    Good facilities

    Cons

    Outside the main city and if based at Clayton, coming from city can be a hassle


  6. "Great Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Monash University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay rate, lots of available resources, excellence is rewarded

    Cons

    class allocation can get messy, some classrooms need renovations


  7. "Research Assistant Review"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Clayton
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Clayton
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University (More than a year)

    Pros

    A good and supportive supervisor

    Cons

    The technology is a little bit old

  8. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Scientist and researchers to work with

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of.


  9. "Receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Caulfield
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Caulfield

    I worked at Monash University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly staff
    Very friendly towards students

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "BD Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monash University full-time

    Pros

    Great Scientist and researchers to work with

    Cons

    Lack of direction and focus from Senior Management. Unclear responsibilities resulting in unnecessary conflicts and creates unproductive/ineffective engagement with industry

    Advice to Management

    Set clear Focus