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Updated November 17, 2017
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  • Low pay, lack of pathways for stable position (in 7 reviews)

  • a public university, low salary, limited funding (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Lovely Budget Crisis Going On Here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UMass Boston full-time

    Pros

    It's great to get a degree and be paid for it.

    Cons

    The state is strangling the life out of public higher education.


  2. "student employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UMass Boston part-time

    Pros

    you get to meet a lot of different people there and the culture is great there. You can feel the diversity there.

    Cons

    as always parking was an issue.

  3. "Marketing and Business Development"

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    Former Employee - Business Development in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Business Development in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UMass Boston (More than a year)

    Pros

    The school realized and has been investing in Marketing efforts. So, the role would put your skills to use unlike before.
    Great work place and also great location

    Cons

    Pay would not be as much as other schools in Boston area.


  4. "Umass Boston work ethics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UMass Boston part-time

    Pros

    You are not expected to work more than your dedicated working hours.

    Cons

    Work schedule is very monotonous


  5. "IT Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UMass Boston part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, freedom to work remotely at times

    Cons

    low pay otherwise not bad


  6. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Special Education Paraprofessional in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Special Education Paraprofessional in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UMass Boston (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great professors to work with

    Cons

    Time slots are difficult to fit into a working schedule , difficult commute


  7. "I have been working at UMass Boston part-time (near 2 years)"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student
    Current Employee - Graduate Student

    I have been working at UMass Boston full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good staff, good professors, the university is getting better

    Cons

    A public university, low salary, limited funding

    Advice to Management

    keep up the great work you guys have been doing

  8. "good experience studying and working here"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at UMass Boston part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good staff, good professors, the university is getting better

    Cons

    a public university, low salary, limited funding


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The people are very nice as well as the environment

    Cons

    Some of the buildings need to be updated


  10. "great job"

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    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UMass Boston part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    learning oppotunity , great culture and evironment

    Cons

    the lab is a little bit old

    Advice to Management

    good management


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