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University of Cincinnati Reviews in Ohio

Updated January 13, 2015
Updated January 13, 2015
196 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people at UC who do value the work life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Great benefits include tuition remission for you and your dependents (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Extremely low pay especially to graduate tutors (in 7 reviews)

  • All the red tape makes it hard to do your job sometimes (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Wonderful

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Page in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Page in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The University of Cincinnati Libraries has competent, knowledgeable, friendly staff members most of whom are great managers and great teachers. I was never asked to do anything they themselves wouldn't do. Stress levels were low. Staff members carried their weight from top-to-bottom. Everyone was friendly.

    Cons

    Perhaps my only complaint could be that I could not get enough hours; however, beyond that, I would have loved to have worked here full-time, and still be working here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I have not faced any problems as a GRA.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati

    Pros

    Very helpful, Supportive and independence to work. Great support from professors, fellow students and admin staff.

    Cons

    Sometimes I have had problems with my Pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Student Intern

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Student in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Student in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at University of Cincinnati as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The great thing about working for the University of Cincinnati is that its flexible, you will have a mentor, and you can gain a great deal of hands on experience.

    Cons

    The cons with this position is that you are not really paid much. However, this is true regarding most research done at an institution.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great job for a busy student!

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at University of Cincinnati part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and comfortable atmosphere.

    Cons

    Limited innovation, and minimal management support(development).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More hands-on leadership.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Ok.

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    Current Employee - Pia in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Pia in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, downtown to work on homework if you are a student. Other employees are fun to be around.

    Cons

    Management does not make good decisions, leaving you to take the heat from all the angry customers. Other than that, there are no cons.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great co-op experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Architecture Intern in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Architecture Intern in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at University of Cincinnati as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    very helpful staff and friendly working environment
    you can learn a lot from hands on experience

    Cons

    Sometime work task is not very instructive

    Recommends
  8.  

    Great place to work and learn!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tuition remission is great. The are great opportunities to take a class or obtain a degree if you so choose while working. Ample vacation time and separate sick time.

    Cons

    Salaries may not be as high as private companies. Some positions are tied to research grants, so when grant money runs out sometimes so do your job.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Peer Leader Experience

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    Current Employee - Peer Leader in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Peer Leader in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with the freshmen, and very flexible hours. Developed a great network of both peer workers and underclassmen.

    Cons

    Not a high paying job, also sometimes the students can be a pain in the neck. Also it is a little intimidating to start taking care of a group of freshmen

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None really, maybe give more opportunities to work with higher ups, or collaborate with other learning communities. I think it'd be awesome to collaborate more with some of my peers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Graduate student in Aerospace Engineering

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Really cares about graduate students. Makes sure you are compensated for research work and have money to live on while working for your degree.

    Cons

    No real cons as far as being a graduate student at UC.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Working at UC

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    Current Employee - Special Project Coordinator in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Special Project Coordinator in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people at UC who do value the work life balance. Very focused on the staff's professional development and getting staff members to take classes for their career.

    Cons

    Slower decision making process than the corporate world.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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