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Highly functional team, great knowledge and skills learnt
Laboratory/Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton East, Waikato20 October 2014
there isn't really a typical day that describes all the activities and skills that i have learnt at NIWA. There was a lot of field work, lab experiments, training of different lab equipment, collaborating ideas and knowledge as a team. Was the best experience gained as got to see the project all the way through till the end, and establish my name on a publication.
Pros
great experience, access to company cars, lots of opportunity to take on co-worker knowledge, researching experience
Cons
fixed term
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Productive Learning experiance.
Lab Technician (Former Employee) –  Wellington25 March 2013
This was a very good and productive job, i have learnt alot from working here, i learnt many new ways of sealife and gases/liquids.
Cons
only con was the travel to and from work, an hour from home to work
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Interesting work with great colleagues
Research Technician (Current Employee) –  Wellington4 September 2012
A variety of experiences daily.
I've acquired new practical skills, useful in the business of aquaculture
Unit management is excellent. Corporate management a little distant.
Co-workers are the best I've experienced in my career.
Hardest part of the job: Percentage of routine work.
Most enjoyable - The degree of autonomy in my work.
Pros
employee benefits; flexibility ; great colleagues
Cons
current corporate philosophy - distant, formulaic, financially and not science orientated
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