University of Maryland Reviews

Updated August 26, 2015
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University of Maryland President Dr. Wallace D. Loh
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Pros
  • Personal growth, great work life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • I plan to take advantage of tuition remission at some point (in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • College park is not the greatest town (in 10 reviews)

  • Pay is sometimes lower than in the private sector (in 6 reviews)

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  1. coordinator

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    Former Employee - Coordinator in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Coordinator in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Maryland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great support, coworkers, flexible workplace. Lots of opportunities and environment. Great benefits and facilities.

    Cons

    some red tape and bureaucratic culture. Pay for adjunct teaching is not great.


  2. Teaching Assistant Review

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great support from professors, from school. Flexible times to hold office hours. The satisfaction of helping students learn.

    Cons

    You need to make your schedule work to be a TA. A class with a small number of sections might not be compatible with your schedule.


  3. Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great University, Great People, Lots of opportunities, Just a few metro stations from DC.

    Cons

    Could've invested more in entrepreneurship and startups


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  5. Student

    Current Employee - Maryland in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Maryland in College Park, MD

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

    Pros

    It had a good engineering program

    Cons

    There were not many downsides


  6. Administrative Assistant II

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant II in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant II in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I loved everything about the university and campus. The people are extremely friendly. I would definitely return if offered a position.

    Cons

    The pay is ok for higher-end positions. Admins are generally treated poorly internally. Within one year I had received 3 pay raises.


  7. Teaching Assistant

    Former Employee - Networks and Protocols II -Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Networks and Protocols II -Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD

    I worked at University of Maryland (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - You get a good exposure and many opportunities to learn. The part time work opportunities are endless in the range.

    Cons

    - There are no cons of working at the University of Maryland, College park. No knowledge and no work experience ever go waste.


  8. Great place

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great colleagues, bike friendly, close to Washington DC

    Cons

    too humid in the summer


  9. Maryland

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place. Great people. Happy to be there.

    Cons

    Housing is costly. Otherwise no cons.


  10. Graduate Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant (Physics) in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant (Physics) in College Park, MD

    Pros

    Excellent access to world class research facilities Excellent mentor ship and relation with professors

    Cons

    Location. Poor guidance for physics graduates leaving academia


  11. Great.

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland (More than a year)

    Pros

    It involves less commute.Advantageous if you are a student. Pay is good for a part time at the university.

    Cons

    Job gets boring at times.Might not like what you do. Is not equivalent to an internship. It just helps you as a student to study and work.



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