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Trinity College Dublin Reviews

Updated 15 Jan 2020

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3.9
81%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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Trinity College Dublin Provost & President Patrick Prendergast
Patrick Prendergast
57 Ratings
Pros
  • "great culture and in city centre(in 16 reviews)

  • "Great location, parking is available but the waiting list can we up to 5 years(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Can be way too much red tape and the people at the top are very out of touch(in 8 reviews)

  • "Very low salary, I couldn't accept an offer to extend my contract due to the minimum wage hourly rate(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Educator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin part-time

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, very respectful

    Cons

    Big bureaucracy can make getting things done hard. Everything needs to go through 2 or 3 offices.

    Trinity College Dublin2020-01-01
  2. "Alumni Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Trinity College Dublin part-time

    Pros

    Great location to work and often a very positive environment.

    Cons

    It often feels like you have to get through levels of bureaucracy to achieve anything.

    Advice to Management

    Stop reading Glassdoor.

    Trinity College Dublin2020-01-15
  3. "TCD Student Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, international, intimate, supportive, room for growth

    Cons

    Registry very badly organised, arts facilities in need of urgent upgrade

    Trinity College Dublin2020-01-09
  4. "Good Team Work"

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    Current Employee - Housekeeper in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience and learn

    Cons

    Difficult to get new challenges.

    Trinity College Dublin2020-01-14
  5. "We all know we are not doing this job for money"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A good career services, good support staff for grant applications, Good library

    Cons

    Strict Salary policy, Facilities in older buildings are terrible,

    Trinity College Dublin2020-01-13
  6. "Great place to work, really loved it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Trinity College Dublin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues. Very ambitious and focused university.

    Cons

    Work hours are very long, or at least were in the area where I worked.

    Trinity College Dublin2019-12-25
  7. "General"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow 

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    + Nice campus + Long research contracts

    Cons

    - Low Salary - No teaching and grant opportunities for postdocs - Unequal salary distribution

    Trinity College Dublin2019-12-07
  8. "PhD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Excellent equipment in the University

    Cons

    Admin is poor across the board

    Trinity College Dublin2019-12-05
  9. "assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Trinity College Dublin part-time

    Pros

    experience is very good and helpful

    Cons

    experience is very good and interesting

    Trinity College Dublin2019-11-01
  10. "employee review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Trinity College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    good salary, good opportunities to move up

    Cons

    very unorganised, stressful environment, demanding

    Trinity College Dublin2019-11-14
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