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The University of Alabama Benefits

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  • Job Training  (9 comments)

    “There are opportunities for job training, but most of it has to be sought out by the individual rather than offered by UA.”

  • Health Insurance  (7 comments)

    “Its the minimum type of health insurance. don't think it covers a lot of things. Personally didn't​ use that much.”

  • Professional Development  (6 comments)

    “It trained me well for teaching job and research career. Its a great opportunity for grad students to have real teaching experience.”

  • Feb 26, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Good health insurance for a grad student

  • Jul 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current graduate school administrator in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    as a graduate assistant I have free healthcare but no dental

  • Jun 04, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    The health benefits are far better than almost any other job in the area. The educational benefits are decent, but not as good as those at UAB. Vacation time is excellent. There is no paid parental leave, which is very problematic for new parents.

  • Apr 22, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Good benefit package specially for pregnancy.

  • Mar 07, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Interns do not qualify for a benefit package since the amount of hours they can work a week is limited to twenty.

  • Jan 29, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Teaching Assistant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Timely payment and Health insurance benefits, But it's not comparable to normal other jobs. It's just a teaching assistant. So its not comparable to a real job.

  • Jan 27, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    401k and vacation time over holidays

  • Dec 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Benefits complement pay and provide assistance to our employees through any stage of their life. Benefits we offer include affordable medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending plans, generous paid time off for staff, disability, employee assistance program, life insurance and superb retirement savings plans options.

  • Dec 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Manager in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Time off, sick leave, retirement options

  • Jun 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Research Assistant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    No 401k, no PTO, no dental or eye insurance and there is a 500 deductible. It is the basic minimum insurance available. It costs about $1,500 a year

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (7)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • CheckmarkFamily Medical Leave (12)
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (8)
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • CheckmarkCompany Social Events (11)
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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