University of Miami - It was okay, but ultimately not for me | Glassdoor
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"It was okay, but ultimately not for me"

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Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
Recommends
Positive Outlook
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I worked at University of Miami full-time (More than a year)

Pros

• Location: Coral Gables is gorgeous, and the campus is close to many great venues.
• Teaching: The best part about my experience was the teaching. I grew to enjoy teaching labs and being with the students.

Cons

• People: My particular academic department was pretty small, and the graduate students tended to stick to various small groups delineated mostly by ethnicity/nationality.
• Course material: This was ultimately my reason for leaving. I no longer enjoyed the material I was learning, and had to leave to pursue something I enjoy.

Advice to Management

It would be nice if unilateral decisions weren't made because students complained only after final grades were posted. They had a full semester to say something, ask for help, etc., but nothing happened until they didn't receive an A for final grades.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Miami

  1. "Good Learning Experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Miami full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, good/affordable/highly accessible healthcare, 70% tuition remission.

    Cons

    Under average salary, Yearly Parking Fee, under resourced

    Advice to Management

    Make your employees happy


  2. "Good student employee work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Miami part-time

    Pros

    Great bosses relaxed environment right priorities

    Cons

    none to speak of they were good

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