University of Rhode Island
3.7 of 5 30 reviews
www.uri.edu Kingston, RI 1000 to 5000 Employees

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GreGa

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Kingston, RI

I have been working at University of Rhode Island full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat mid-entry level position; great place to find a mentor.

ConsNot a lot of opportunity for autonomy.

Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize the importance of effectiveness in meetings and value trustworthiness as qualities that should be in the workplace

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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About 20 years behind the times administratively

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at University of Rhode Island full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Geography - near the ocean, lovely communities in which to live, easy access to major highway, between Boston and New York. As with any… Cons: Salaries are not competitive, extremely low. Decades ago the benefits combined with the salary provided a good compensation package. Now, the combination provides… Advice to Senior Management: Develop a new corporate culture from the top down. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Graduate student funding is an afterthought at URI!

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
Kingston, RI

I worked at University of Rhode Island part-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Lots of opportunity to build, strengthen, and diversify your teaching experience. Faculty is often open… Cons: No guaranteed funding for summers, horrible health insurance, no dental coverage, policies frequently… Advice to Senior Management: If you stop exploiting graduate assistants as low-cost moneymakers and start making a serious commitment to their… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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