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    Go Terps

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    Current Employee - Advisor in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Advisor in College Park, MD

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Warm and kind people. Willing to help. Open-minded. Kind. I have mostly fond memories of this place. Students are hard-working, down to earth and intelligent.

    Cons

    Not the best city. So-so restaurants. Don't walk alone late at night. Could get a bit boring. This is not New York city, for sure.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Graduate student

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD

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

    Pros

    One of the best campuses- Great faculty and facility- Close to DC- friendly environment among students and faculty- great insurance and benefits

    Cons

    like many campuses it is not in the best neighborhood- not the best salary- High workload

    Recommends
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    Student Employee

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD

    I have been working at University of Maryland

    Pros

    Technically brilliant folks . Very relaxing environment. No hurries

    Cons

    Not well managed. Things are all around and engineers have to gather all the pieces one by one.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have discussions more often with regular employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Nice on campus job

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    Former Employee - Student Server in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Student Server in College Park, MD

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    easy flexible hours, they care about your classes, awesome head chef

    Cons

    poor training for new employees, relies on older staff to train new people at the determinant to their work, not totally fair placement of people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    UMD CP and adjunct faculty united on academic standards

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in College Park, MD

    I worked at University of Maryland

    Pros

    Students want to be challenged. Adjunct faculty have access to online research and full library privileges.

    Cons

    No parking benefits. Parking is hard to find and is very expensive. Plan on extra time to cross campus. Highly trafficked with pedestrians.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please build pedestrian cross-overs at major intersections to eliminate dangerous situations.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Awesome!

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    Current Employee - AV Technician in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - AV Technician in College Park, MD

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

    Pros

    great work hours and tuition benefits

    Cons

    cafes are expensive.
    Its very windy in college park

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the great work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    PhD student

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - PhD Student in College Park, MD

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    choose adviser after 1st year

    Cons

    sometimes adviser runs out of money

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    My experience in a University Laboratory

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    Current Employee - Laboratory Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Laboratory Research Assistant in College Park, MD

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

    Pros

    Hands on experience with intricate equipment and distinguished professionals. Positive work environment.

    Cons

    Your typical lab experience with little to no pay. Could be difficult to request compensation.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good Campus and good start point

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in College Park, MD

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

    Pros

    Good start point and you can get more chances from here

    Cons

    Not too much money and can't learn too many thing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great school job

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    Current Employee - Education Technology Services Technician in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Education Technology Services Technician in College Park, MD

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of down time to get school work done

    Cons

    Sometimes hours can take away from time necessary for school

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