University of Vermont Reviews

Updated July 4, 2015
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University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan
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Pros
  • They have a great benefits package with great health insurance, tuition remission, and a commitment to a healthy work-life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • If you are looking to go back to school or advance your education this is a great place to work (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • It was hard to find a work study job after the first week or two of classes (in 2 reviews)

  • The incentives is not that good despite being in an expensive city (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Statistical Assistant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Vermont

    Pros

    Nice People, good environment. A good place to work

    Cons

    Slow pace. Not suitable for passionate young man.


  2. Teaching Assistant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Vermont

    Pros

    Worked closely with professors and students with a very flexible time schedule.

    Cons

    Budget cuts provided very few hours and there wasn't many opportunities to make much money.


  3. Solid Benefits, large pay discrepencies

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Director in Burlington, VT
    Current Employee - Project Director in Burlington, VT

    I have been working at University of Vermont full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Tuition remission benefits
    401K matching

    Cons

    Limited advancement opps
    Salaries for staff and non-faculty are low and we have not received a raise in over 3 years. This is not the case for faculty/administration.


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  5. Research Assistant/ Graduate Student

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Vermont

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good working environment, good campus, work/life balance

    Cons

    low benefits, partial insurance coverage


  6. OK place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Vermont

    Pros

    benefits, smart people, laid back

    Cons

    low salary, limited advancement opportunities


  7. Great opportunities in research!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Teacher's Assistant in Burlington, VT
    Former Employee - Lab Teacher's Assistant in Burlington, VT

    I worked at University of Vermont part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Professors are eager for help and are generally very good at imparting the importance and principles behind any given project.
    *Experience with vary based on lab

    Cons

    Pay-role seemed unnecessarily complex.
    *Experience with vary based on lab


  8. High quality costudial service apprenticeship

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Housekeeping Supervisor in Burlington, VT
    Former Employee - Housekeeping Supervisor in Burlington, VT

    I worked at University of Vermont full-time

    Pros

    just for learning custodial service houssekiping

    Cons

    absences and lack of cooperation in labor and lax

    Advice to Management

    the orientation , spot distribution , methodology and rapidity


  9. Awesome place for research and outdoors activities

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Vermont

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great environment in the lab and outside the lab

    Cons

    If you are an outdoor person, great activities; not much for indoor activities


  10. Graduate research assistant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Vermont

    Pros

    This place is Awesome! Seriously.

    Cons

    None! I can't think of any. Seriously.


  11. Not too bad.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Burlington, VT
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Burlington, VT

    I worked at University of Vermont

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Easy and convenient work while in school.

    Cons

    Huge bureaucracy, accounting department issues.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck with that.



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