University of Miami
3.6 of 5 128 reviews
www.miami.edu Coral Gables, FL 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 22, 2014

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74% Approve of the CEO

University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala

Donna E. Shalala

(68 ratings)

76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The hours are flexible around class schedules and this is basically the only reason I don't quit"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Good benefits for most employees and There is a lot of job security - once you are in, it is difficult to get removed"
    in 12 reviews
Cons:
  • "No room for growth, poor pay, no incentives to excel"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Lack of opportunities to grow and promotion"
    in 3 reviews
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Best place to work

Desk Assistant (Current Employee)
Miami, FL

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

Prosbeautiful weather, lovely people, and just an overall great work environment. I truly enjoy my job at the University.

ConsThe only con I have for my job is not being able to work more hours in the week. it is seriously so amazing i love it!

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

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research associate

Senior Research Associate II (Former Employee)
Miami, FL

I worked at University of Miami full-time for more than 5 years

Prosgreat values, work-life balamce, diversity

ConsI do not have any cons to discuss about the University. Adjusting to living in Miami might be a concern for some.

Advice to Senior Managementall is well

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

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Understanding and Beautiful

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at University of Miami

Proswork with you if ill
great school
beautiful campus
unique teachers

Consparking - sometimes a pain
it can be difficult to navigate the social structure at times but overall positive

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

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Sunny Skies

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Coral Gables, FL

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

ProsWork Environment, Job Benefits, Family Atmosphere, Weather

ConsWillingness to keep someone on when position ends

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Awesome place to do research

Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Miami, FL

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

ProsThe marine campus is a heaven to do research with it's private beach

ConsToo laidback with fun things happening all year long

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

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Interned at this great place

Intern (Former Employee)
Miami, FL

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

ProsVery great atmosphere. Have some friends here as well.

ConsSome of the schools are far from one another.

Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

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Wonderful!

Librarian (Former Employee)
Coral Gables, FL

I worked at University of Miami full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI worked there for three years. My colleagues were amazing. There were many opportunities for professional development. The work environment was diverse and supportive. Overall, a great place to work. Excellent management. there was good balance between work and life. The administration really cared about their employees.

ConsNone that I can think of. Everything was good.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Miami is the place to be

Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
Coral Gables, FL

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

ProsSupportive administration and staff, great students, great location sunny 365 days a year:)

ConsNot much that I know of, of all teh places I have worked it is the best so far

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up as we move the U to higher ranking as well as make students have wonderful experience while with us.

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 (Former Employee)

I worked at University of Miami

ProsCollaborative environment with an open door policy by most professors

ConsTraffic on US-1 can make for a bad commute

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Great mentors, superb learning experience! Doing actual work and participating to projects! You feel like an employee!!

Project Management Intern (Current Employee)
Miami, FL

I have been working at University of Miami as an intern for less than a year

ProsYou will gain great amount of experience. Company has good culture. You will have corporate experience at the same time they will make you feel like you are an employee!! It is not really common in corporations.

ConsYou need to pay your own parking.

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