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University of Alabama in Huntsville Reviews

Updated May 17, 2017
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University of Alabama in Huntsville President Robert A. Altenkirch
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  • Its only part time, wish it was full time (in 4 reviews)

  • There are no cons that I can think of (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work as a student!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Specialist in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Student Specialist in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I worked in the VP of research's office and it was wonderful. The staff is super sweet and willing to work with your schedule.

    Cons

    One of the best offices at UAH! No cons!

    Advice to Management

    Ya'll are awesome, thank you for a great experience!


  2. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Tuition free for graduate student!

    Cons

    Have to renew contract every semester!


  3. "student employee"

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    Current Employee - Student Specialist II in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Student Specialist II in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Consistency, great base pay, and opportunity to grow

    Cons

    no benefits as a student employee


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  5. "Great place to be a graduate student"

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    Former Employee - Student Specialist V in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Student Specialist V in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great University. Great graduate program and amazing professors that care and always willing to help you. I have been a student at ECE department for last 10 years (undergraduate & graduate studies) and worked as both student specialist and graduate research assistance. Highly recommend this university.

    Cons

    None. Just work hard and you will be successful!


  6. "Atmospheric Science Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Student Specialist III in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Student Specialist III in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Supportive environment, good technical resources (computer, program licenses, internet access speed, etc.), ability to interact with scientists outside the university.

    Cons

    High expectations are the norm here; adjust to this or look elsewhere.

    Advice to Management

    UAH academics are great, but student engagement tends to lag behind the quality of the University as a whole. Seek to foster a better sense of community.


  7. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville (More than a year)

    Pros

    Was a good experience

    Cons

    None to be specific

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  8. "Research Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Have access to a lot of learning materials and projects.

    Cons

    Its only part time, wish it was full time

    Advice to Management

    No advice just keep doing the great work your doing


  9. "Academic research insititution"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible time, good academic environment

    Cons

    low pay, not many research positions


  10. "Don't Be Fooled From The Outside"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Benefits
    Coworkers
    A lot of days off

    Cons

    Horrible Mangement
    Low Pay
    No Job Advancement
    Discrimiation

    Advice to Management

    Stop being mean, and cruel. You cannot get by with this forever!


  11. "Director of Auxiliary Services"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director Auxilary Services in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Director Auxilary Services in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great health package, out standing retirement for executive staff. Good for others.

    Cons

    Difficult to advance, upper level positions filled by recruitment, not internal.

    Advice to Management

    Look at you current employees


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