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University of Wisconsin-Madison Vacation & Paid Time Off

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  • Feb 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Madison, Wisconsin

    I'm not positive what others are receiving, but I started with a large amount of PTO when all accounted for, between sick, personal, holiday, vacation, etc.

  • Jan 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Research Assistant in Madison, Wisconsin

    This varies from advisor to advisor to advisor, but mine lets me take considerable time off, provided I am reachable.

  • Jul 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Madison, Wisconsin

    You start with a bank of 170 hours of vacation. You get 4.5 days of personal holidays + federal holidays (9) + 22 vacation days.

  • May 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Postdoc in Madison, Wisconsin

    Was offered nearly a whole month off, plus holidays as a postdoc.

  • Apr 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Student Research Assistant in Madison, Wisconsin

    It depends on your advisor or boss. It varies highly from one professor to another.

  • Apr 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Madison, Wisconsin

    The amount of vacation and personal time is generous and available at the start. No build-up over several years!

  • Jul 26, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Research Assistant in Madison, Wisconsin

    The worst thing about this is that it is lab to lab and department specific. There isn't a university wide policy on this.

  • Jun 29, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Communications Specialist in Madison, Wisconsin

    For full-time year-long academic staff, there is over 20 days of time off in addition to some paid holidays and flexible time off. Some departments are very small, so it can be difficult to take a bunch of time off in a row.

  • Nov 28, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Information Processing Consultant in Madison, Wisconsin

    Great vacation benefits. I always had much more time off than friends working in the private sector

  • Oct 28, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Research Specialist in Madison, Wisconsin

    Lots of time off offered.


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