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Updated November 20, 2017
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  • Benefits for graduate students are TERRIBLE (in 26 reviews)

  • I have no cons for this position (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Good advisor, good research atmosphere

    Cons

    The city is a little bit boring


  2. "Department of Statistics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Contract is for 9 months and you can optionally be employed for summer if you want

    Cons

    The summer teaching assistants are limited

  3. "Great school for the price."

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    Current Employee - Student in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Student 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

    One of the best valued schools.

    Cons

    I have no complaints about attending this school.


  4. "College Town Research Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Pleasant place, great location, 2 hours drive from Orlando; great weather, lots of suns .

    Cons

    Lack of research facilities, difficult to find a job after graduation due to location.


  5. "Fungal Herbarium Imaging Tech"

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

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

    Pros

    flexible hours. Good pay. Nice workers.

    Cons

    work is tedius and boring


  6. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Amazing university, great education, great professors, great opportunities

    Cons

    none, none, none, none, none


  7. "Flexible"

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    Former Employee - Refusal Converter - UF Survey Research Center in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Refusal Converter - UF Survey Research Center in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedules for full-time students

    Cons

    Can, at times, be very monotonous work

  8. "graduate assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    good company with friendly people relax environmental nice boss nice co workers

    Cons

    easy task sometime too easy have a lot of down time may not be perfect for career development in the long run

    Advice to Management

    put a bit more work load to its employees. that would be good for their career development in the long run


  9. "Building Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Florida part-time

    Pros

    Good people. Fun working environment if you're social.

    Cons

    Not as exciting during off hours. Can become extremely routine if you're looking for dynamic work.

    Advice to Management

    Frequent training as the building policies tended to change often.


  10. "Work-Study job at Education Library"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in University Of, FL
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in University Of, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with other current students.

    Cons

    Only allowed to work ~10 hours a week.


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