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  1.  

    Awesome

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    Former Intern - Intern in Lincoln, NE
    Former Intern - Intern in Lincoln, NE

    I worked at University of Nebraska as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful people
    Flexible for students
    Located downtown

    Cons

    Lack of diversity
    Certain workers are definitely favorited

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Pay is terrible, but work is great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Nebraska

    Pros

    Get to do what you love, and get a great education. Also, you get to collaborate on research projects and make new discoveries.

    Cons

    The pay is not the best. You could make just as much money at a fast food restaurant and not have to think as hard.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    This was a great experience and I learned a lot.

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    Current Intern - Research Intern in Lincoln, NE
    Current Intern - Research Intern in Lincoln, NE

    I have been working at University of Nebraska as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Working here as an intern was very challenging and provided me with a great opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of non-profit organizations. The people are great and they work very hard to keep the laid back culture that helps people thrive here. People are generally always happy and always approachable with any questions or comments. As an intern, I was even approached by upper management about comments and concerns with the current way of operation.

    Cons

    While it was challenging for the first year, it became monotonous after a while.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to work hard to not let the culture morph into the cold corporate feel that other employers suffer from.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Being a Resident Assistant is a Valuable Experience

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    Former Employee - Community Resident Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Former Employee - Community Resident Assistant in Lincoln, NE

    I worked at University of Nebraska part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Room and Board
    Great Coworkers
    Rewarding to help students
    Experience that I use in interviews now

    Cons

    Paperwork
    Getting woken up in the middle of the night occasionally

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go green and get more things electronic

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Bioinformatics Intern

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    Current Employee - Bioinformatics Intern in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Bioinformatics Intern in Lincoln, NE

    I have been working at University of Nebraska full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A very wide variety of labs, Multiple projects per lab, and relaxed research enviroment

    Cons

    minimal equipment for research use unless in well funded lab.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    No Place Like Nebraska

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    Current Employee - Campus Tour Guide in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Campus Tour Guide in Lincoln, NE

    I have been working at University of Nebraska part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    It fits in perfectly with class schedule. You can give a tour between classes. The management is very approachable and helpful. They are easy to forgive mistakes and provide advice for improvement. Honors tour guides get many nice perks, such as lunches and reserved tours. More hours too.

    Cons

    It is a feeding frenzy at times when there are more tour guides than tours. It's first come first serve, so if you do not arrive 15 minutes early, you probably won't get a tour. They have hired to many people. Few people get more than 5 hours a week.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work more diligently to find people that can definitely work the times you need instead of the shotgun approach of hiring almost everyone expecting many to quit. A big reason people quit is because hours are too few.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Pretty satisfactory

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    Current Employee - Laboratory Manager
    Current Employee - Laboratory Manager

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    so so benefits for a state agency

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give bigger raises!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    grad research assistant

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at University of Nebraska part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    flexible n fun to work.

    Cons

    not for weak hearted students.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Undergraduate Research Assistant for UCARE

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Lincoln, NE

    I worked at University of Nebraska part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You get great experience and hands on learning with some very established faculty members. On top of the experience, you get paid $8/hr which is a plus. You have to apply for the funding for both the 1st year and 2nd year.

    Cons

    In reality, $8/hr isn't much. But it's unusual because you gain great academic experience while getting paid. Some work can be repetitive and boring.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They're great. Really care about the learning experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Extremely collegiate. Some stubborn Deans, etc. though.

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    Former Employee - Lecturer in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Lecturer in Omaha, NE

    I worked at University of Nebraska part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good students, Can mind your own business.

    Cons

    Not a big research institute.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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