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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Reviews

Updated October 8, 2014
Updated October 8, 2014
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    What you make of it

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth full-time

    Pros

    Different type of work every day. Good mix between field, lab, greenhouse, and desk work.

    Cons

    Low compensation, facilities need to be updated

  2.  

    Great people to work with

    Former Employee - Technical Specialist in North Dartmouth, MA
    Former Employee - Technical Specialist in North Dartmouth, MA

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

    Pros

    Bosses very caring, understanding, flexible

    Cons

    Low pay, customer service to students challenging, easy for some employees to slack

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training, more supervision

    Recommends
  3.  

    TA and RA

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in North Dartmouth, MA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in North Dartmouth, MA

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    You get a stipend as well as reimbursement for your tuituion.

    Cons

    The students. Many don't care and put little work into their assignments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Crack down on cheating (cramster.com), all students typically cheat from this website.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Great School

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    Current Employee - Student in North Dartmouth, MA
    Current Employee - Student in North Dartmouth, MA

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

    Pros

    Very Supportive. Faculties always available to give you detailed explanation on whatever you have problems with.

    Cons

    Nothing. The school is really great, maybe the food that needs to be fixed a little.

    Recommends
  6.  

    I am only writing this so that I can see other people's reviews.

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    Former Employee - Student in North Dartmouth, MA
    Former Employee - Student in North Dartmouth, MA

    I worked at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Was good. I am only writing this so that I can see other people's reviews.

    Cons

    I am only writing this so that I can see other people's reviews.

    Recommends
  7.  

    Very good people to work with...

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant I in Dartmouth, MA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant I in Dartmouth, MA

    I worked at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good team work, continuous learning and community outreach, out of theoretical world.

    Cons

    Not ideal compensation plan, many fringe benefits, like library, gym, parking and other educational benefits provided

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Worked at the International Student and Scholar Center

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Dartmouth, MA
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Dartmouth, MA

    I worked at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great bosses
    If you live on campus, it is very easy to work on campus.
    You can meet many interesting people
    non work study

    Cons

    job responsibilities are not always clearly defined

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Excellent learning environment

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in North Dartmouth, MA
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in North Dartmouth, MA

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

    Pros

    Great staff to work with. Great structure.

    Cons

    Union/Management relationship could get murky sometimes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn how to handle the union more fairly, properly, efficiently, and uniformly.

  10.  

    Working with Grad Studies Office was very pleasant and wonderful experience.

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    Current Employee - Student Webmaster in North Dartmouth, MA
    Current Employee - Student Webmaster in North Dartmouth, MA

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice pays and tuition wavers

    Cons

    Away from Boston or any metros

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Good Summer Jobs

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    Pros

    The Jobs are easy work and have lots of downtime.

    Cons

    Management is ridiculous and slow moving.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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