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University of Florida Gainesville Reviews

Updated July 18, 2017
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Pros
  • great work environment, very supportive (in 79 reviews)

  • Good retirement benefits, vacation, education perks (can take classes for free), good working environment, good work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • I have no cons for this position (in 22 reviews)

  • it is a college town and opportunities are limited (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Lab technician"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Interesting work, nice people, and respected place to work.

    Cons

    Parking is a nightmare. Not sure administration has everything under control.


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I like the location of work

    Cons

    Time to look around for new

  3. "Good place low salary"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Florida (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment to work, good city to live in.

    Cons

    Salary is low, no paid vacations for TA's.

    Advice to Management

    No more fees!


  4. "Student Nighttime Auxiliary Patrol--SNAP"

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    Former Employee - SNAP Driver in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - SNAP Driver in Gainesville, FL
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Above minimum wage pay & flexible scheduling for school

    Cons

    You can't really ask for days off

    Advice to Management

    Change policies a little to make it a better experience for employees


  5. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - IT Director in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - IT Director in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, great benefits and retirement. In the technology field, the work is challenging and diverse

    Cons

    Politics, which I suspect isn't rare with large organizations.


  6. "Good 'Nuff"

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    Current Employee - Enterprise Applications Administrator in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Enterprise Applications Administrator in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security and benefits are good

    Cons

    Pay is low; not everyone does their job leaving slack for the people that do work


  7. "Excellent to place to work."

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Florida full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team. Great learning opportunities. Work life balance.

    Cons

    Summer heat but still manageable.

  8. "Intern"

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    Current Intern - Internship in Gainesville, FL
    Current Intern - Internship in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Florida as an intern

    Pros

    Office and team culture, working with students and staff, can't be beat. Working across departments, mostly receptive to new initiatives.

    Cons

    The work is necessary and fun, but can at times be redundant.


  9. "Awesome benefits"

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    Current Employee - Contracts & Grants Manager in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Contracts & Grants Manager in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good retirement benefits, vacation, education perks (can take classes for free), good working environment, good work/life balance

    Cons

    I get paid pretty well but sometimes it feels like I don't b/c a lot of others get paid really really well


  10. "Testing Analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Testing Analyst in Gainesville, FL
    Current Contractor - Testing Analyst in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Florida as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Created and maintained the requirements traceability matrix (RTM) document as per BRD to manage the requirements.

    Cons

    Created business data models in accordance with functional and system requirements for the workflow analysis using Framework Manager


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