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UNC Chapel Hill Reviews

Updated October 20, 2018
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  • "Relatively low pay compared to other comparable positions in private sector" (in 17 reviews)

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

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  1. "Good for students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UNC Chapel Hill part-time

    Pros

    Good for students. Pay is higher than minimum wage.

    Cons

    None from a student's point of view


  2. "Graduate Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill full-time

    Pros

    access to academic programming, intellectually stimulating environment

    Cons

    no retirement plan for graduate students

  3. "Hsp"

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

    I worked at UNC Chapel Hill full-time

    Pros

    Great employee culture and free classes, opportunities for learning encouraged

    Cons

    Relatively low pay compared to other comparable positions in private sector


  4. "Awesome experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A lot of fun and a lot of growth

    Cons

    Some long work hours during the week


  5. "UNC Post doc"

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

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill full-time

    Pros

    Good facilities, professional HR support, good health care

    Cons

    Low holidays, small city, parking is not convenient


  6. "Good Place to Research"

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

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

    Pros

    A lot research opportunities in various fields. Work schedule is very flexible.

    Cons

    Sometimes your professor may not be specialized in your research.


  7. "Research Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to gain experience with the number of labs/ research oppurtunities.

    Cons

    Health care coverage is ok, could be better.

  8. "Postdoctoral Research Fellow"

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

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill full-time

    Pros

    Good location, reasonable living cost for family

    Cons

    Boring environment, low payment and benefits


  9. "Stay away"

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    Current Employee - Research Lab Technician in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Research Lab Technician in Chapel Hill, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Horrible state benefits, pay! Not geared toward EQUAL opportunities. More beneficial opportunities for specific groups of people.

    Advice to Management

    None. Its a lost cause.


  10. "Golf course assisstant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UNC Chapel Hill part-time

    Pros

    Great people and a great university

    Cons

    Pay could be better for all we do


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