University of Chicago
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www.uchicago.edu Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

University of Chicago Reviews in Chicago, IL

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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3.6 202 reviews

                             

89% Approve of the CEO

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Robert J. Zimmer

(9 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Brilliant

    Student Support Associate (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsVery friendly environment, flexible schedule

    ConsNot too many cons as far as I remembered

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    Excellent.

    Postdoctoral Scholar (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsGood training in leadership, competitive academic environment in one of the top-tier universities in USA, and constant intellectual challenge that will never leave you bored.

    ConsSometimes work can get too competitive, and the location of the University is not in the best of neighborhoods in Chicago, but as long as you stay vigilant then it is fine.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to hone skills and become who you want to be in your career.

    Radiologic Technologist (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsSomething new to see and do constantly.

    ConsSame difficulties that face all.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe business side of the healthcare industry is important for the hospital to grow but without the patients and employees nothing could be done. Success comes through the patients and employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Business Administrator (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsThe U of C has a variety of opportunities for any management level.

    ConsSome departments are underpaid for the same work as other departments.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Research Assistant at Computation Institute

    Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsI get the opportunity to work with really smart people on very difficult technical problems on a daily basis. I really enjoy the work, and hugely appreciate the patience of my managers.

    ConsPay is low, but this is to be expected for a part-time student job. Besides that, not much.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great School. Great Colleagues.

    Director of Alumni Relations (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsFlexible hours, good compensation, great health insurance, lots of professional development opportunities, smart people, world-renowned institution, opportunities for growth and change

    ConsParking is a nightmare, Hyde Park isn't the best neighborhood, bureaucracy can be maddening

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work as a research programmer

    Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsInteresting problems, cool people, good benefits

    ConsLow salary, not the most exciting neighborhood

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to foster change

    Lab Tech (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    Prosamazing people to work with

    Constough work and competition always

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Career Advancement is great employer

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsOffice culture is fun and relaxed. There are lots of opportunities and perks when working for Career Advancement as a student. The greatest of these is access to the Keurig machine, which is phenomenal for student employees. Ability to work from home is occasionally awarded to superb interns.

    ConsBureaucracy is sometimes difficult and frustrating to navigate. The coffee machine sometimes is out of coffee. Both of these things are terrible cons.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNever run out of coffee for the Keurig. Never.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Positive

    Associate Professor (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsGreat place to work in the city of Chicago.

    ConsNone, but the area around the Univ is not so cool!

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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