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Updated Jun 7, 2021

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4.3
89%
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University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst (no image)
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290 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly (but somewhat serious) work environment(in 58 reviews)

  • "Offers flexible hours for students(in 43 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay (but not the lowest I've heard of)(in 19 reviews)

  • "A bit rural although not far from Boston and NYC(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to get your education

      Jun 2, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      pretty nice experience as a grad student

      Cons

      nothing to do around the area

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Working at UConn

      Jun 2, 2021 - Research Scientist in Storrs, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work at

      Cons

      Nothing to take against them

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good Experience

      May 29, 2021 - Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice staff. Worked on a cool project

      Cons

      dont see many cons. pretty flexible

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to get a PhD

      May 28, 2021 - Graduate Assistant in Storrs, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting work, always something new

      Cons

      Little free time outside of lab

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Job Review

      May 28, 2021 - Research Assistant in Storrs, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very respectful and friendly environment!

      Cons

      I didn't find any problems working at UCONN.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent learning environment

      May 25, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High tech instruments are available

      Cons

      I can't remember any cons working at UConn

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Some bureaucratic redundancies & complications but my academic department was efficient, supportive, and responsive.

      May 21, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant in Storrs, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some pros: (1) affordable housing for nearby renters, (2) plenty of health and wellness services for employees

      Cons

      Some cons: (1) geographically isolated location, (2) the online services are disjointed, (3) plenty of mandated, online trainings occur sporadically with little advertisement which can pose bottlenecks for your day to day operations.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Nice

      May 23, 2021 - Associate Professor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice place to work in

      Cons

      non cons to complaint about

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Loved the Job!

      Jun 7, 2021 - Cashier/Barista in Storrs, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of support from staff, flexible in hours, able to pick up shifts

      Cons

      Pay was not very sustainable

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good Environment

      Jun 6, 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly and competent faculty and staff.

      Cons

      Large organization sometimes can lead to communication challenges between work centers.

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