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University of Connecticut Health Center Connecticut Reviews

Updated April 17, 2017
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  1. "Not the best"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Farmington, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Health insurance, postdoc union for fellows

    Cons

    Location of university, cafetaria is one of the worst I have come across


  2. "Parking and insurance"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Farmington, CT
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Parking is a big problem.

    Cons

    Good health insurance and culture.

  3. "Patient Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Patient Service Representative in Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Patient Service Representative in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center (More than a year)

    Pros

    It has been a good career.

    Cons

    Personalities can often make a bad envirorment.


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Farmington, CT
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and time schedule

    Cons

    Pay scale is not so great

    Advice to Management

    Keep going


  5. "I worked at the University of Connecticut Health Center for 1 and a half years post graduation from UConn."

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    Former Contractor - Research Assistant in Farmington, CT
    Former Contractor - Research Assistant in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Dedicated Staff and Faculty, generally a good atmosphere, Great benefits, flexible work schedule. I personally benefited from a fantastic supervisor/ P.I.

    Cons

    While Farmington is a great place, getting here at times can be a challenge depending on time of day/ home location


  6. "Great Atmosphere. Dedicated Management an"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Research and lab facility are great. Most of UCHC Classes can be taken by UConn grad students. In between Boston and NYC

    Cons

    Distance to main campus. No shuttle but frequent buses to Hartford.


  7. "Clinical Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Intern in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small department, offers good learning experience for beginners

    Cons

    Small department, a lot of work to be done, a little unorganized

    Advice to Management

    Clinical Engineering Manager would help.

  8. "Research Assistant 3"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant III in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Research Assistant III in Farmington, CT
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    State benefits, pension, flexibility, great for research development
    Large interaction between other labs for questions

    Cons

    State deficit issues impact our raises, or lack there of
    Unions
    Hard to move around and branch out of your area


  9. "Nice Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Had the best supervisor/PI. Everyone is easy going. Most genetic researchers are excited as Jackson Laboratory is currently under construction along with extending John Dempsey Hospital

    Cons

    Difficult to commute between UConn and UConn Health Center. In frequent bus service during weekends and nights that makes life difficult for researchers

    Advice to Management

    None


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