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UMass Lowell Reviews

Updated September 18, 2018
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  • "no cons, i have nothing to complain about this place" (in 3 reviews)

  • "Poor management, scheduling issues, time management" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good university in UMass system"

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist
    Former Employee - Research Scientist

    I worked at UMass Lowell part-time

    Pros

    Good life/work balance; nice staff and faculties; good compensation.

    Cons

    Small campus, immigration sponsor policy always changed.


  2. "Research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UMass Lowell part-time

    Pros

    You get the opportunity to work with a professor's lab.

    Cons

    You don't have a lot of resources since most of the labs have very limited funding.

  3. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Lowell, MA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Lowell, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UMass Lowell full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Various opportunities, life/work balance, flexible schedule, students from various backgrounds, female-led administration

    Cons

    internal fights, nepotism at departmental level, Not very inclusive


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UMass Lowell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice people, intellectual atmosphere, openness and acceptance, innovative approaches and programs

    Cons

    Some in administration and deans don't support faculty, hold grudges, punish people who disagree or who are associated with the group not currently favored

    Advice to Management

    act with greater integrity and treat people fairly


  5. "Sports Performance Coach"

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    Former Employee - Sports Performance Coach in Lowell, MA
    Former Employee - Sports Performance Coach in Lowell, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great up and coming town. Lots of character downtown.

    Cons

    Traffic around campus is thick during school hours and semesters.


  6. "Great place to start your career!"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Recommends

    I have been working at UMass Lowell part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of career building opportunities

    Cons

    Can't think of any at the moment


  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UMass Lowell part-time

    Pros

    Best work environment and helpful team, always ready to assist and help

    Cons

    part time work because most of them are students and taking classes in morning

    Advice to Management

    there should be more outdoor activities to keep team energized

  8. "Great place to make your career."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UMass Lowell full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great community, unbeatable benefits.

    Cons

    Parking can be an issue.

    Advice to Management

    I don’t have anything to add.


  9. "Circulation Desk Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UMass Lowell full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great environment, great culture

    Cons

    Not one to think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  10. "Postdoctoral Fellow at UML"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UMass Lowell full-time

    Pros

    - Flexibility
    - Help from Faculty
    - Support to attend conferences

    Cons

    - Willingness to work during weekends


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