University of Minnesota Reviews

Updated July 30, 2015
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  1. U of M student jobs

    Former Employee - Library Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Library Assistant in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at University of Minnesota (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, flexible, i really enjoyed it for a first job

    Cons

    Low pay for student jobs


  2. underpaid

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Minnesota full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    good vacation and benefits for long time employees

    Cons

    severely underpaid for hard work environment


  3. Big University

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at University of Minnesota (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, great city to live in.

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy, but other than that I enjoy the atmosphere


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    Good for some

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Minnesota full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Low stress, academic environment, intrinsic

    Cons

    Limited growth, motivation is unappreciated


  6. graduate student

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at University of Minnesota

    Pros

    nice facilities on campus, nice people to work with, convenient transportation, relative cheap housing and food, most importantly I found a great professor.

    Cons

    it is cold in the winter which last for several months, this might be beneficial for researcher who can focus on there work


  7. Helpful (1)

    Big place, just a number

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at University of Minnesota (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefit packages - lots of resources.

    Cons

    Favoritism and lots of tedious work.


  8. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Minnesota

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great benefits, great work environment

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities for advancement


  9. Facility Manager

    Current Employee - Team Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at University of Minnesota (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Th University provides excellent retirement and health benefits. There is an intentional focus on continuous improvement.

    Cons

    Due to funding sources, the merit-based pay system is somewhat tied to the economic state of the state.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on building bridges between departments and eliminating the silo mentality.


  10. First Year experience section leader

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    Former Employee - FYE Section Leader in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - FYE Section Leader in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at University of Minnesota (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work, good relationship with supervisor, nice to get to know freshman students

    Cons

    Low pay compared to the working hours


  11. great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Minnesota

    Pros

    Flexible, smart people, recommended to work

    Cons

    Very competitive, a little strict, still



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