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University of Massachusetts Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.7 143 reviews

82% Approve of the CEO

University of Massachusetts President Robert L. Caret

Robert L. Caret

(11 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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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    Great Public University

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsCares about its students and personnel and this University is on the rise

    ConsAt this point I do not have any cons for this institution.

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

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    Research assistant

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFor Ph.D. program, you got paid to get your own degree. So enjoy it!

    ConsUmass Amherst may not be a top graduate school, and a little country like

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Immature staff that use students for their own personal agenda

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsHonestly nothing, I did more in that office then 5 upper staff members combined

    ConsHorribly organized, bad union staff workers, injustice, political game and full of liars who only want people on their side

    Advice to Senior ManagementGrow up and learn to be management

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    Excellent experience. Great individuals and management. Felt like a home and very helpful environment

    Treasurer (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsGreat management. Opportunity to meet well established scholars and government officials. Calm work environment. Looked forward to work everyday. Tuition reimbursement.

    ConsSalary was low. Job security was an issue due to budget constraints.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease salary and benefits.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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

     

    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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    Instructor at School of Engineering

    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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