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UNC Chapel Hill Reviews

Updated February 15, 2019
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  • "Relatively low pay compared to other comparable positions in private sector" (in 18 reviews)

  • "work-life balance is not that good if you have a push boss" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Operations Assistant - Intramural Sports in Chapel Hill, NC
    Former Employee - Operations Assistant - Intramural Sports in Chapel Hill, NC

    I worked at UNC Chapel Hill part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very easy and great people to work with

    Cons

    No cons from my experience


  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Tutor
    Current Employee - Tutor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill part-time

    Pros

    Straight-forward position, easy work, decent pay

    Cons

    None that I can think of at the moment.

  3. "Great Place but much internal politics"

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    Current Employee - Visual Communications Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Visual Communications Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good networking within the system

    Cons

    Unlike working at a big public company, working here doesn't feel as professional if you are thinking about moving forward in your career


  4. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, interesting projects, flexible hours

    Cons

    None to speak of, great place to work


  5. "great collaborative environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chapel Hill, NC

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great collaborative environment across multiple departments

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for career advancement


  6. "It's a fine place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's convenient if you're already a student

    Cons

    Does not pay much for hourly work


  7. "Good town, good research, but it's still grad school"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great research done in a cool town

    Cons

    Grad school is low pay and high hours. Only worth it if you really love the research.

  8. "Great Campus"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Campus, Many other Post-docs to interact with

    Cons

    Some PI's can be challenging to work for


  9. "good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Chapel Hill, NC
    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UNC Chapel Hill (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Its UNC-Chapel Hill, many perks

    Cons

    Its UNC-Chapel Hill, parking is expensive

    Advice to Management

    More ways to advance, more incentives


  10. "Very Good and Highly Ranked Research University"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant

    Pros

    Highly Ranked
    State School
    Work with Well-known professors

    Cons

    Can be hard to partner with professors on publications