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"Good experience for engineers. So many interesting projects"

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Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Orono, ME
Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Orono, ME
Recommends
Positive Outlook

I worked at University of Maine System full-time (More than a year)

Pros

the staff are very friendly and are willing to help you in any way

Cons

very small though. Can hardly expand contacts

Advice to Management

more organization

Other Employee Reviews for University of Maine System

  1. "money enough to survive on, environment horrible"

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    Former Employee - Cook in Orono, ME
    Former Employee - Cook in Orono, ME
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Maine System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They offer free dental insurance (it helps but doesnt pay much) and discounted eye insurance. You can also have inexpensive health insurance if you are willing to have a "life coach" talk to you monthly and are willing to submit blood work yearly. If not, the insurance is unaffordable. The union does at least help with cost of living pay raises, which otherwise would be non existent for hourly employees.

    Cons

    Working environment is abusive at best. Filling a travel mug with plain water is considered stealing. and one is forced to watch endless videos on how to maintain a positive attitude at work. You can ask for a day off weeks or months in advance because of a family reunion or wedding or such, but don't think you will actually get it off, not even if a coworker is willing to swap days with you.

    Advice to Management

    Stop telling your employees to be happy and actually listen to them. Treat your employees like you treat yourselves. This university once did value its employees. Today it only values the people who make the big bucks.


  2. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Bangor, ME
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Bangor, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Enough money to lead a student life

    Cons

    Same amount for both Masters and PhD candidates

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