University of Florida
3.9 of 5 343 reviews
www.ufl.edu Gainesville, FL 5000+ Employees

University of Florida Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2014
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3.9 343 reviews

                             

70% Approve of the CEO

University of Florida President Bernie Machen

Bernie Machen

(167 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Professional & flexible work environment"
    in 19 reviews
  • "great people and great place to work"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "College town, so it is boring after the first year"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Budget cuts can make life challenging at times"
    in 7 reviews
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I like it!

Analyst (Current Employee)

I have been working at University of Florida full-time

ProsGet to keep up with new technology.
Encourage you to learn

ConsI don't see any cons.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Graduate Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
Gainesville, FL

I have been working at University of Florida part-time for more than a year

ProsAwesome environment, got to learn a lot and developed my communication skills and interpersonal skills actually learnt the difference between taught and lab courses and their importance.

ConsCant say i had many problems here, a very healthy environment and if given a little more freedom and independence it would have been better.

Advice to Senior ManagementA great work experience.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great

Student Assistant (Current Employee)
Gainesville, FL

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

Proseasy, make your own schedule with good bosses

ConsWorking sometimes infringed on student schedule

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at University of Florida

ProsTakes great care of its employees, great health benefits and salary.

ConsLikes to keep things in-house and it's very hard to get fired, so there's a tendency to let things go and only do the minimum after a while.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great school, great company

Marketing Intern (Former Employee)
Gainesville, FL

I worked at University of Florida as an intern for more than a year

ProsConvenient
Open learning environment
Room to grow
Able to make mistakes

ConsSometimes treated like a student, not peer

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not bad at all if you're a student.

Student Assistant (Current Employee)
Gainesville, FL

I have been working at University of Florida part-time for more than 3 years

ProsFlexible hours, occasionally time to do homework while on the job, relaxed boss, decent pay.

ConsPay ceiling, sometimes slow, limited number of hours.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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good management working under IFAS department

Web Developer (Current Employee)
Gainesville, FL

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

ProsGreat management and good people

ConsNo formal training since the work is entry level

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Indifferent

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at University of Florida part-time for less than a year

ProsFlexibility, Coworkers, Events, Work Environment, Attire

ConsManagement, Favoritism (by management), Benefits, Company Loyalty, Pay

Advice to Senior ManagementStructure the operations better.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Graduate Assistant at UF

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
Gainesville, FL

I worked at University of Florida part-time for more than 3 years

ProsLots of support in a strong community that helps foster teaching skill sets. Benefits weren't shabby.

ConsPay was awful; we also had to pay fees even though tuition was covered by the program.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the graduate students needs.

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Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Gainesville, FL

I have been working at University of Florida full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe work environment is friendly and the people are nice. And of course the weather is always nice here in Florida. Go Gators!

ConsLots of politics within departments prevent simple everyday things from getting completed. Oftentimes it requires... add more later

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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