University of Chicago Reviews

Updated May 26, 2022

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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Part Time Job

    May 24, 2022 - Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Allows for flexibility while studying

    Cons

    Could make it easier for student to get jobs

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good pay for graduate students

    May 24, 2022 - Graduate Student Researcher in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay for graduate students, a dynamic work environment with lots of opportunities

    Cons

    There is a pretty high pressure work environment

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Intern

    May 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Experience was really great 5/5

    Cons

    I do not have any cons

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Summer RA Job

    May 24, 2022 - Summer RA Job 
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    Pros

    Fun, nice leadership/communication with the team

    Cons

    Not much that I can think of

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to grow a career

    May 21, 2022 - Director 
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    Pros

    Talented colleagues and many career path

    Cons

    Very little cons to add

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to be

    May 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Academic freedom and intellectual community

    Cons

    Affected by some of the same trends in higher education as others

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    My review

    May 20, 2022 - Post Doctoral Researcher in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent scientific community with so many talented people

    Cons

    Th salary for researcher is very low

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Favorite Place to Work

    May 18, 2022 - Student Office Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Free merch and food/snacks, great managers

    Cons

    handling the mail for the entire building

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    May 18, 2022 - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great supervisor. Clear expectations. Good learning experience

    Cons

    Hard to communicate clearly while working remotely

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good pay

    May 17, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pay is good, and work load is okay

    Cons

    As students are back to campus, you would need to stay local to be hired as a TA

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University of Chicago has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 2,663 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at University of Chicago to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Chicago employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Chicago. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

83% of University of Chicago employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Chicago 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at University of Chicago to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be management, culture, compensation.

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