University of Florida Reviews

Updated Aug 7, 2020

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  • "Gainesville is only a small town(in 54 reviews)

  • "No cons identified at the moment(in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Great Opportunities!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Ph D Candidate in Gainesville, FL

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and resources for research and socializing

    Cons

    Ph.D. life can be hard to balance.

  2. "Fun and Rewarding Part Time Job at UF"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - The professor I work for is very kind and understanding toward all students - The work is rewarding - Paid positions are always nice while attending college

    Cons

    - Budgets for departments aren't very flexible so I went without pay for some period while working over the summer


  3. "University of florida"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Great place to learn from gain practical knowledge

    Cons

    There is less exposure as its a university town

  4. "University of Florida"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Opportunity for creativity and growth

    Cons

    The town is a bit small

  5. "Great Job for Students"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and accommodating professors good pay

    Cons

    Sometimes overworked Have to deal with unruly students

  6. "Great Place"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Gainesville, FL

    I worked at University of Florida part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, Informative, Organized, Supportive, Good Pay

    Cons

    Sometimes it may be difficult to get coverage on sick days

  7. "Great job for students!!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fitness Supervisor in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, friendly staff, good management

    Cons

    The shifts are short, but you can work doubles

  8. "It's a Job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Gainesville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Florida part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You work toward your PhD

    Cons

    I'm required to type five words.

  9. "Great public university!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Loved having the opportunity to contribute to meaningful research.

    Cons

    It is such a large university and your experience really depends on which professor you are placed with.

  10. "Great, but needs to reduce disparities between job classes"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Communications Assistant in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    UF is great. Depending on which department you work in, things run smoothly and you get a lot of perks.

    Cons

    OPS employees are not treated the same as TEAMS with regards to benefits, how you pay for parking details etc. So if you are looking for a long-term position, make sure it's not OPS.

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