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University of Delaware Reviews

Updated Dec 5, 2019

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4.4
90%
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97%
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University of Delaware CEO Dennis Assanis (no image)
Dennis Assanis
69 Ratings
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  • "Graduate students are often given limited vacation days and expected to work holidays for no extra pay(in 23 reviews)

  • "Newark Delaware is not the greatest place to live(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "UD Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Exam Proctor in Dover, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Delaware part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Onboarding for new employees very thorough.

    Cons

    Pay and hours are minimal.

    Advice to Management

    Raise hourly wage.

    University of Delaware2019-12-05
  2. "great to work for"

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    Former Employee - Custodial Technician in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Delaware full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    campus getting way too crowded

    Advice to Management

    listen to your workers

    University of Delaware2019-11-15
  3. "Ph.D. student"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Newark, DE

    I have been working at University of Delaware full-time

    Pros

    Great oppurtunities in a lot of departments

    Cons

    Nothing in particular I can think of

    University of Delaware2019-11-03
  4. "Pleasure to work here!"

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    Former Employee - Researcher in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Delaware part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    environment that fostered my personal growth, strong mentorship, forefront of technological innovation

    Cons

    long (70) hour weeks working

    Advice to Management

    less hours

    University of Delaware2019-09-26
  5. "Tons of Resources, Expect to Work Hard"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Delaware full-time

    Pros

    Great health services, campus is easily navigable, large amounts of grunt funding for research.

    Cons

    Some difficulty with payroll, lack of vacation time, increased workload.

    University of Delaware2019-09-24
  6. "Great place to work, fair pay"

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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Delaware part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed, positive, work environment, reasonable workload

    Cons

    Some days there is little actual work to do and can get boring

    University of Delaware2019-10-07
  7. "If you want to do science, great place to be at"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I worked at University of Delaware full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great advisors, great health plan and very productive environment

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    University of Delaware2019-09-17
  8. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Research 

    I worked at University of Delaware part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, friendly coworkers

    Cons

    pay could be higher, no cons other than that

    University of Delaware2019-08-25
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Fellow 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Delaware full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, good environment and campus culture

    Cons

    Post-doc salary is pretty low

    University of Delaware2019-08-24
  10. "Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Newark, DE

    I worked at University of Delaware full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Vacation, Work-Life Balance, Free Education

    Cons

    Low Pay but that is because of the great benefits

    Advice to Management

    Don't worry about the sports teams (Football). They are money pits at most schools.

    University of Delaware2019-09-03
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