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University of Florida Reviews

Updated Aug 16, 2019

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91%
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93%
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DR. W. KENT FUCHS
222 Ratings
Pros
  • "Culture attracts other good people, which makes for a very pleasant work environment(in 105 reviews)

  • "There is a great environment, great benefits(in 58 reviews)

Cons
  • "Salary is not that good, but still enough considering the living standard of Gainesville(in 50 reviews)

  • "College Dean does not care about graduate students(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Florida full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, stable working environment

    Cons

    Dealing with some of the unavoidable bureaucracy

    University of Florida2019-08-16
  2. "Awesome staff"

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    Current Employee - Ops 

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Good environment, supportive, inspiring, project freedom to some extent

    Cons

    Location, accommodation difficult due to short lease terms not being applicable

    University of Florida2019-08-12
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    UF offers a lot of outside activities and amenities such as Gatornights and regularly scheduled speakers.

    Cons

    Student fees are high for the salary

    Advice to Management

    consider reducing student fees

    University of Florida2019-08-11
  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL

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

    Pros

    Excellent professor, great group working environment

    Cons

    There is not any cons

    University of Florida2019-08-09
  5. "Great opportunity to improve CV and be trained in your expertise"

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

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

    Pros

    Great location, good resources for research

    Cons

    It is Florida, so it is very hot if you work in the field

    University of Florida2019-08-02
  6. "Great Job!"

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great job, would recommend to anyone!

    Cons

    Could be expected to work longer hours than usual

    University of Florida2019-07-31
  7. "Learning Experience"

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    Former Employee - Registrar 

    I worked at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff members and environment. Easy to learn new things there.

    Cons

    Parking was not that great. Almost have to micro manage sometimes

    University of Florida2019-08-14
  8. "Technical aide in MSE lab"

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    Former Employee - Technical Aide 

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

    Pros

    Great way to get some experience as a student.

    Cons

    There really was no negative

    University of Florida2019-07-29
  9. "post doc"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Gainesville, FL

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

    Pros

    good employer and supportive environment

    Cons

    one to two hrs away from major cities or airports

    University of Florida2019-08-12
  10. "Work study"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Florida part-time

    Pros

    Able to do homework Depending on position, able to form new friends and gain valuable references for job or graduate school applications

    Cons

    During the Fall it can get quite busy

    University of Florida2019-07-26
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