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University of Connecticut Reviews

Updated March 13, 2019
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  • "low pay, tough management, lack of communication" (in 15 reviews)

  • "The problem is that graduate students have to pay other hidden costs" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great Student Job"

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    Current Employee - Intramural Referee in Storrs, CT
    Current Employee - Intramural Referee in Storrs, CT

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

    Pros

    Surrounded by good people, fun work environment.

    Cons

    Hours can be tough, and it can be hard to find coverage


  2. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Connecticut full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful staff and faculty and students.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any negatives.

  3. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Connecticut full-time

    Pros

    Good health and dental benefits

    Cons

    Higher than average teaching load


  4. "OK for postdocs"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate

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

    Pros

    Good school for research activity

    Cons

    No benefits for the postdoc


  5. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    friendly and efficient on work, very nice to new grads

    Cons

    the office is too far away from where I lived


  6. "UConn Office Admin"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good coworkers
    everyone is helpful and kind

    Cons

    boring at times when there are no projects or people visiting the office


  7. "Great first job"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Graphic Designer
    Current Employee - Assistant Graphic Designer

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

    Pros

    Enjoyed working with peoplecin my department

    Cons

    Not as creatively innovative as expected

  8. "Worked there part-time while attending"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Storrs, CT
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Storrs, CT

    I worked at University of Connecticut part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great staff and good environment to work

    Cons

    Hours changed quite frequently


  9. "Great for student workers"

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    Former Employee - Library Assistant
    Former Employee - Library Assistant
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -management is open/willing to new ideas
    -helpful with any questions
    -flexible hours so you can plan your schedule

    Cons

    -not a lot of opportunity for upward mobility
    -sometimes management hovers and micromanages


  10. "Outstanding Health Center"

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    Former Employee - Administrative & Clinical Info Sys Coordinator in Farmington, CT
    Former Employee - Administrative & Clinical Info Sys Coordinator in Farmington, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Teaching hospital on the front edge of emerging practices.

    Cons

    Administrative/support staff are unionized and motivation is lacking.