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An experience that has left me with new skills but also knowledgeable about the things I DON'T want for my next position

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Current Employee - Research Associate in Chapel Hill, NC
Current Employee - Research Associate in Chapel Hill, NC

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

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Little supervision in the sense that I didn't someone breathing down my neck all the time, but always able to find someone if I needed to ask questions or get feedback. Collaboration between programs and research centers was invaluable. Great benefits as an EPA employee (almost 5 weeks vacation!).

Cons

Academia. Other centers may be different than the one I worked for, but I will never work in academia again. Too much thinking and not enough actually making a difference in people's lives. With academia also comes the rigid hierarchy. Unlike public agencies on the county or state level, a master's degree is not respected when working with MDs and PhDs. Because you are a state employee working at UNC, your opportunities for raises are small. Some flexibility if there is extra money in a grant but otherwise, we've seen very small raises the last few years.

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    Current Employee - Events Management in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Events Management in Chapel Hill, NC

    I have been working at University of North Carolina part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment and great people.

    Cons

    Over hiring and turbulence in management

    Advice to Management

    There is a lot going on with full time staff such as many of them doing double duty. Fill vacant positions.


  2. Environment is great but very bureaucratic, hard to get things accomplished at times.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of North Carolina

    Pros

    Flexible hours. great work life balance.

    Cons

    Compensation is low. Little to no upward mobility.


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