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Updated May 25, 2017
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  • Low pay, no benefits in my position (in 8 reviews)

  • Long hours and inconsistent schedule (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "nice place to do research"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the environment for doing research is good

    Cons

    have to think how to find a job while doing research


  2. "Principal"

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    Current Employee - Nurse Educator in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Nurse Educator in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    To be with my brother , better prospects for my kids.I wish to help my country , by improving the nursing education system.

    Cons

    To raise the standard of the nursing profession .I wish to develop few nursing theories & help people to learn better living skills in order that the poorest of poor gets optimum Heath care .

    Advice to Management

    If given the opportunity , I will give my best services to my students & patients/ clients .


  3. "Assistant Professor"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Aurora, CO
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Aurora, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Colorado full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great medical benefits and opportunities to continue to learn.

    Cons

    Poor work environment with incompetent leader who misuses her position.

    Advice to Management

    Listen when 5 employees have reported unprofessional and unethical behaviors from the director that also acts as a supervisor.


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  5. "Operations Monitor"

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    Current Employee - Operations Monitor in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Operations Monitor in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Work Shifts, Management is friendly

    Cons

    Minimum wage, too many meetings for easy position

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Postdoctoral fellowship with great facilities and benefits."

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent facilities and research cores, good campus layout with access to hospital onsite and coffee and food options. Large campus and parking options.

    Cons

    Location is limited with the campus having few surrounding options also the new light rail station location requires multiple transfers to get to campus

    Advice to Management

    Encourage community development in area surrounding campus.


  7. "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Marketing & Promotions Associate in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Marketing & Promotions Associate in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Unique experiences and for the most part great people. Upper management is all awesome.

    Cons

    Low pay, and some jerks.


  8. "ranch hand"

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    Former Employee - Ranch Hand in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Ranch Hand in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Colorado (More than a year)

    Pros

    boss was cool and worked with my schedule

    Cons

    the pay could have been better


  9. "Great work place!"

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    Current Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and a spectacular work/life balance.

    Cons

    The pay is relatively low and there is little room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Management has been very good so far! My only advice would be to find a way to pay the employees more as many of my coworkers are chronically under significant financial stress.


  10. "Short review of CU"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Colorado full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Well organized university, pleasant work atmosphere, good benefits. (I was a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.)

    Cons

    Can't think of any at the moment.


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    "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Researcher in Longmont, CO
    Former Employee - Researcher in Longmont, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Colorado (More than a year)

    Pros

    I worked for CU as a UROP researcher and had a great experience. Staff is competent, kind and fun to work with. Really enjoyed the opportunities to expand my career skills as well as education during this opportunity.

    Cons

    Low pay, no benefits in my position.


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