University of Chicago Employee Reviews about "good benefits"

Updated Jan 9, 2021

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  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Researcher 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, good people

    Cons

    Expensive to live close to campus

  2. "Some nice people, but the bureaucracy was too much for me."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compensation Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Kind and interesting colleagues, and good benefits.

    Cons

    Office politics, too much red tape and bureaucracy, and wasn't treated as a professional - very much micromanaged.


  3. COVID-19

    "Great Benefits but High Work Ethic/Expectations"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Specialist II 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits Provided Covid-19 leave/sick days Voluntary Covid testing for employees

    Cons

    High expectations Lots of overtime work Low pay and hard to move up into higher roles

  4. "Rigid"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, access to university amenities

    Cons

    Research isn't very innovative or focused on equity

  5. "EVS"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Environmental Technician in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits good employees good environment

    Cons

    Hard work sick leave holiday hours

  6. "Good place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Editor in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, especially tuition remission.

    Cons

    Location can be tough for public transit depending on where you're coming from.

  7. "Large organization"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Stable unlike being in a company, good benefits, good work-life balance

    Cons

    A lot of departments to navigate, slower pace,

  8. "Science Comms"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Science Communication in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits; stimulating community to be a part of!

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and lack of consistent management.

  9. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and 401k match Great machines

    Cons

    Management is a bit thankless at times. Bad raises

  10. "ok"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner 

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Good co workers Good benefits Lots of services

    Cons

    Poor housekeeping Does not promote growth opportunities for all employees

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