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Updated 15 April 2019
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Pros
  • "Great work-life balance, a lot of opportunities to be trained and attend personal development courses" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Good working environment, good salary" (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Difficult to maintain work/life balance and advance" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Seems to be a very high turn over of staff - particularly the professional staff" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    good salary, challenging research topics

    Cons

    can't think of any cons


  2. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    location, benefits, working hours, flexibility, salary

    Cons

    Training could have been better

  3. "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 University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Transparent HR practices, feels like a place you can trust to do right. Great induction events and activities. Great place to work and great culture.

    Cons

    Everyone seems overworked. Flexi working hours or going from full time to part time doesn't seem like it is easy to get.


  4. "Graduate researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A great university in Australia.

    Cons

    Need to improve in many aspects such as impactful research output, motivate RHD students etc.


  5. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, flexible hours for students. Great if you are also studying at the university.

    Cons

    Not many at this stage


  6. "Casual Tutor at the University of Melbourne"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Engaging, work is always available if necessary.

    Cons

    Large numbers of new tutors are hired each year, so large working hours are unavailable.


  7. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Parkville
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Parkville
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very Good work life balance

    Cons

    Time to work is too long

  8. "Tutoring"

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

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Engaging and rewarding work experince all the time

    Cons

    Only pros there are no cons in working with it


  9. "Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, good salary

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes as a researcher


  10. "UoM is a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Student in Carlton North
    Current Employee - Student in Carlton North
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You can make a lot of connections that might be helpful in the future

    Cons

    Sometimes it’s intense to meet all deadlines when all the subject assignments all came in at the same time

    Advice to Management

    Push through the challenge, you will enjoy the experience