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  • Health Insurance(83 comments)

    “Great coverage, low deductible. Best insurance I ever had. Unfortunately there was no vision coverage so I had to pay for my own glasses.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(25 comments)

    “We have a generous 22 days of vacation plus one floating holiday. We have have several holidays (10).”

  • Sick Days(11 comments)

    “They don't question you if you ever tell them you are sick. People in the office were out pretty often.”

  • Nov 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current GRA in Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Great benefits, including comprehensive insurance paid for by employer

  • Nov 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Professional in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    I really enjoyed working here. Great health insurance coverage. No vision coverage, so you are on your own if you need vision correction.

  • Nov 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Finance Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Best health insurance in the state combined with tuition benefits

  • Nov 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    As a GRA, essentially free health insurance that is absolutely wonderful.

  • Oct 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    The health benefits are pretty good. Vision is not covered however. That would be my only complaint

  • Oct 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Instructor in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    It is great. I great to go to the gym and they pay me back 20 dollars per month. the gym has great facilities. The health insurance that we get is very good. it has dental and one eye exam per year

  • Oct 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Health insurance (and dental) for graduate assistants, but dependents are not covered. Paternity/maternity leave. However, depends on how many hours worked (20 for full health insurance, 10 for partial).

  • Oct 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    They were extremely easy about taking time off because I was a student. If I ever felt over worked they were more than willing to let me take a couple days off to study and focus on school

  • Oct 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    health insurance, 401K, paid leave, paternity leave, maternity leave, bereavement leave, dental insurance

  • Oct 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Associate in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    The best thing about the benefits package is the health insurance; although it used to be great, but copayments and deductibles have increased dramatically over the last 5 years. The retirement plan is great too, but that has also degraded for new hires.

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