University of Massachusetts
3.7 of 5 139 reviews
www.massachusetts.edu Boston, MA 5000+ Employees

University of Massachusetts Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2014
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3.7 139 reviews

                             

80% Approve of the CEO

University of Massachusetts President Robert L. Caret

Robert L. Caret

(10 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good benefits; good work-life balance; decent food options and other employee perks"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Great benefits and there's a reason why no one leaves; guaranteed raises and cost of living increases"
    in 6 reviews
Cons:
  • "quite less room for advancement"
    in 4 reviews
  • "And there is little room for career advancement"
    in 4 reviews
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    Good experience

    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee)
    Dorchester, MA

    ProsGreat & cheap cafeteria food,guess you can say that I wouldn't mind being a receptionist after being an intern there.

    ConsNot having big enough responsibilities

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave more work for interns to do

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    One of my best working experiences in the United States

    Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
    Lowell, MA

    ProsFlexible work schedule. Understanding Professors.

    ConsWasn't a full time employee

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

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    Good fellows here!

    Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
    Amherst, MA

    ProsIt is a quiet and small town but full of natural atmosphere

    ConsComparing to other college town in US, the living cost is high

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

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    Great Place to Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAwesome work environment, very focused, lots of professionals

    ConsPeople don't move around in positions so unfortunately its sometimes stagnant

    Advice to Senior Managementdon't promote based on longevity.

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    Dartmouth

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat school. Learned alot here.

    ConsLooks like a prison, but still cool.

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    Great school. Great employer

    Student Worker (Former Employee)

    ProsGood atmosphere and community. Pay is good and the pace of work is easy to keep up with

    ConsHave to deal with a laid back schedule from a lot of the employees.,

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement can be hit or miss. Review upper levels more often. Perhaps performance rewards would help?

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Most resourceful state university at an amazing price.

    Tour Guide (Former Employee)
    Amherst, MA

    ProsResources under all departments: Academics, transportation, events, student organizations, advisors, study abroad options, job opportunities, and financial aid options. The design of the campus itself makes getting around easy too.

    ConsToo many choices, which can become overwhelming. There's also lots of construction going on because of their 50 year plan on giving the 150 year old university a beautiful tune-up and additions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep on keeping on with that 50 year plan.

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

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    Wonderful

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosopportunities are around every corner

    Conssnowstorms & a NE sports team losing the big game

    Advice to Senior Managementappreciate your employees more.

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    Instructor (Former Employee)
    Amherst, MA

    ProsVery laid back, you are free to do what you think is best.

    ConsNo support, very little feedback.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMany interesting projects many opportunities to learn new things and to develop professionally. The higher ranks consider you their equal.

    ConsThe higher ranks provide you with no training whatsoever, even for the parts where they are supposed to train you. you are expected to learn everything yourself, while doing your usual tasks

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