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University of Florida Reviews

Updated March 1, 2015
Updated March 1, 2015
484 Reviews
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Pros
  • The work environment is friendly and the people are nice (in 25 reviews)

  • Great place to learn computers, great management and lots of responsibilities (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • College town, so it is boring after the first year (in 10 reviews)

  • difficult to get opportunity for chemistry graduate students (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    A vast campus with very good research as well as recreational facility

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL

    I worked at University of Florida full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    As an international graduate student, I liked the multidisciplinary research opportunity as well as working with people with diverse cultural background and nationality. I also liked the beautiful campus a lot.

    Cons

    Stipend for graduate students is not very high, as is the case at any other university

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The graduate students office staff is very helpful and makes your life easier as a student. Keep up it up!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Graduate Teaching Assistant. Great opportunity to learn with an intense work load

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Gainesville, FL

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. professors are friendly and want you to succeed and learn. Responsibilities make grow and develop technical as well as interpersonal skills.

    Cons

    Work load can be above more than the 10hr per week established for graduate teaching assistants. This can interfere and negatively impact your own classwork and/or research.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Prretty good

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    Good Environment, good people and good stuff.

    Cons

    In a small city, small environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is no problems, everything seems to be working good.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Teaching Assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Good Pay. Flexibility of timing. Soft skill development. Interpersonal skills.

    Cons

    No hike in salary. Does not provide any kind of Health or Dental Insurance.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    It is a great place to work. Outstanding faculty, advanced laboratory equipment and excellent students.

    Cons

    Sometimes my adviser doesn't have a specific direction for me.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go gators.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Online course Production Assistant

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    Current Employee - Online Course Producation Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Online Course Producation Assistant in Gainesville, FL

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    Good People, Highly encouraging environment, Opportunity to grow professionally and personally

    Cons

    You need to have a zeal to work hard and learn things pro activity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I love the way management is

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    Doing research in the Engineering laboratory

    Cons

    doing research to fabricate the materials in the lab

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good experience!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work at!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    Great work environment, one of the best to work in and the people are great.

    Cons

    There really are no cons. Just sometimes it's boring during the breaks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Project Management Analyst Intern

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    Former Employee - Project Management Analyst in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Project Management Analyst in Gainesville, FL

    I worked at University of Florida

    Pros

    One of the best places to work in gainesville. UF Enterprise helped me to learn various ERP tools such as HP PPM, Oracle BI publisher, PeopleSoft Test Framework, and etc.

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    I am a RA

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    Current Employee - Researcher in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Researcher in Gainesville, FL

    I have been working at University of Florida

    Pros

    Good research environment
    Good air
    good weather
    low living cost
    good sport facilities

    Cons

    The existence of a good research environment depends on the professor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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