The United Illuminating Company

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Good money good people, but interns do monotonous work. No smoking on company property (not even in your car).

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Former Intern - Intern in Orange, CT
Former Intern - Intern in Orange, CT

I worked at The United Illuminating Company as an intern (less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Field work is a nice break
Management is supportive
Internship comes with a $2500 scholarship

Cons

IT staff slow to respond to calls / tickets
Facebook and Twitter (and every proxy site known to man) are blocked really well
No smoking on company property (not even in your car) so you have to walk a quarter mile to smoke a butt

Advice to Management

Total overhaul in IT needed

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  1. Can be an awesome place to work- if you're in the right department; or it can be a real nightmare

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    Former Employee - Analyst in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Analyst in New Haven, CT

    I worked at The United Illuminating Company

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    In the right department, you will be challenged and rewarded

    Cons

    if you are in the wrong department you are treated like a child and even if you are a professional, salaried employee treated as though you are an hourly worker at mcdonalds

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  2. Changing rapidly

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The United Illuminating Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company is changing rapidly. A number of employees are nearing retirement so there will be a lot of opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Depending on where you work, your experience with the company will vary greatly.

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