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One of the best schools to attend
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAJune 30, 2014
Great school that has top faculty members and great research labs.
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Good place to learn
teaching assitant (Former Employee), PittsburghJune 18, 2014
I will provide solutions of the students' homework and grade their homework and exams. Word load is not heavy, and I can strength my knowledge in the process.
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I had a learning experience here. It's a very productive environment too.
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAJune 16, 2014
Pros: great co-workers
As a research assistant, work is demanding as one ends up working on a stand-alone projects. The co-workers are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. It is an easy environment where results are expected on a timely manner. It is a perfect balance of good work and fun.
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Great Experience
Peer Health Advocate/Mentor (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaMay 21, 2014
Being a mentor and Peer Health Advocate was great because it taught me how to interact with people from different backgrounds. The relationships I have made through this position are great and I am grateful for the opportunities this position has given me.
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Physics research
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAMay 11, 2014
Pros: time freedom
Working with a small group of graduate students and a professor who directs the research.
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Great school and smart people
Visiting Scholar (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAMay 6, 2014
CMU is definitely a great school to do research and meeting smart people
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great place to work
Manager, Business Development & Licensing (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAApril 28, 2014
-opportunity to work on a variety of projects
-opportunity to work with a variety of people
-strong culture
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A very good university
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAApril 11, 2014
Carnegie Mellon University have very comfortable academic environment.
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Software Engineer Intern
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), PittsburghApril 3, 2014
• Performed black-box test, unit test and integration test for M900 Video Conference System and summarized testing reports for each updated version of the software
• Deployed distributed compiling tools on server that saved 40% compiling time of version upgrade and made a tutorial for developers to configure the compiling environment and install compiling – more... tools – less
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My responsibilities were to prepare and teach a voice lesson, coach students and get them ready for their recitals
Voice Teacher (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAMarch 29, 2014
Pros: flexible schedule
Cons: part-time with no health insurance
Working with very bright students make my job very enjoyable.
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Fun Workplace with great co-workers and learning environment
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAMarch 17, 2014
Pros: education
Cons: early hours
As a student, I am always striving to learn. Being a TA, I get to share my knowledge as well as to learn from the students and the professors at the class.
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Highly productive and friendly environment
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAFebruary 21, 2014
As a teaching assistant for undergraduate statistics course, I am working with other graduate teaching assistants. We have meeting with the professor regularly and talk about how the class is going on.
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It was good learning experince
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAFebruary 12, 2014
Pros: a lot of learning during work, get paid hourly
Cons: schedule is too intense
• Assisted Professor to created bridge model from as-built drawing in ANSYS and analyzed the bridge vibration type through finite element analysis
• Assisted to teach ANSYS and Matlab software lab training courses
• Graded students’ weekly assignments and mid-term exams
• Hosted weekly TA hours for answering students’ questions of the course materials, – more... assignments and exams – less
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I am a TA...
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAJanuary 24, 2014
Quite nice. Professors are wonderful!
Teaching Assistant for courses: Data Mining, Economic Analysis
 Assist in class attendance, grade homework and quizzes, and tutor
 Design student project, provide guidance and perform the client role
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Teaching Assistant
Graduate Teaching Assistant, GIS (Current Employee), PittsburghDecember 7, 2013
I work for Part time at CMU as a teaching assistant.
So cannot comment much on work-life balance and FT compensation details
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Excellent Work/Life balance
FINANCIAL ANALYST, BUDGET AND FINANCIAL PLANNING (Current Employee), Oakland, PADecember 1, 2013
Great company with great benefits that offers a lot of interesting areas of schooling.
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Great College
College Football (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAOctober 16, 2013
Good academic school. Football program was good as well. Overall it was a great experience. I would highly recommend Carnegie Mellon to those looking for a top-tier technical college experience.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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Great College
College Football (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAOctober 16, 2013
Good academic school. Football program was good as well. Overall it was a great experience. I would highly recommend Carnegie Mellon to those looking for a top-tier technical college experience.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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Learning
Product sales (Former Employee), Pittsburgh, PAAugust 26, 2013
It is a great university and the best part is you can choose any work discipline which you want to work with.
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Every day was a challenge. I enjoyed watching the project progress.
DEPARTMENT of PHYSICS TECHNICIAN (Current Employee), Pittsburgh, PAAugust 23, 2013
Pros: the people
Cons: parking prices.
Try your best and good will come. Working as part of a 5 person team to accomplish what really matters. Pun intended.

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