University of Colorado Reviews | Glassdoor

University of Colorado Reviews

Updated October 4, 2018
304 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-timePart-time

4.1
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson
Bruce D. Benson
95 Ratings

304 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
  • "Low pay, no benefits in my position" (in 11 reviews)

  • "The pay is relatively low and there is little room for advancement" (in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Research Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The job offers a great deal of autonomy and room to grow if you are interested in research

    Cons

    Lack of concrete direction at times


  2. "Employee"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    People, flexibility, ability to make more money during summer

    Cons

    Less salary for CJ professionals than PA professionals

  3. "Graduate Course Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Flexible timings
    Bi weekly pay

    Cons

    No tuition wavier
    no medical benefits


  4. "No real promotional opportunities"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Stable, good benefits, decent pay, considering total compensation

    Cons

    Politics, slow moving, pay under market generally

    Advice to Management

    Develop staff within before hiring from outside


  5. "Good place to work if you want academic career"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Great equipment, potential to collab w/ many people, many good seminars

    Cons

    Super high pressure. PIs are soft money - go look it up.


  6. "Accurate and forthright in their description."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO

    I worked at University of Colorado part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The job was entirely flexible

    Cons

    There is a restricted amount of hours you can work.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Research Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Working in several labs afforded me the opportunity to work with some great PIs.

    Cons

    Pay was not very competitive for the amount of work that was being produced.

  8. "Get a different position with the University"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Really Good Benefits
    Supportive Co-Workers
    Free Food

    Cons

    Terrible pay for the conditions
    Supervisors do not take an interest in meeting with or training their staff


  9. "Program Coordinator"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Strong teams, values diversity, resourceful

    Cons

    no free parking, maternity leave


  10. "Great Workplace"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web Applications Developer in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Web Applications Developer in Denver, CO

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

    Pros

    Great education opportunities, Varied Projects, staff are great too.

    Cons

    There isn't the option to work remotely.


Showing 304 of 316 reviews
Reset Filters