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Updated October 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexible hours can work around school schedule (in 52 reviews)

  • Great work environment and always have someone to talk to if there is a problem (in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • Minimum wage job (adding words because it said it needs a minimum of 20 but there are no other cons) (in 25 reviews)

  • As a graduate student, it is important to learn a new work-life balance (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "UGA Bolton Dining Hall"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Georgia part-time

    Pros

    Free meals each shift, nice co-workers.

    Cons

    Lowest paid in Campas, kind of busy.


  2. "Good part time on campus"

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Athens, GA
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Athens, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Early hours, hard work, minimum wage pay

    Cons

    Nothing really, its a pretty good job for what it is

    Advice to Management

    The video training is not very helpful

  3. "Senior Graduating August 2018"

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    Current Employee - Business Management Student in Athens, GA
    Current Employee - Business Management Student in Athens, GA

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

    Pros

    Great place to study, many opportunities and challenges!

    Cons

    I would love to work in Atlanta instead of Athens.


  4. "Great campus, nice job environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Georgia full-time

    Pros

    Great campus, nice job environment

    Cons

    nothing to say. love it.


  5. "University of Georgia laboratory technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Georgia part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, professional colleagues; flexible hours; staff learning opportunities (classes, workshops, etc.) available

    Cons

    Parking on campus is limited; apply for a permit early in the year!


  6. "Graduate Student at Psychology Department"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Athens, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Athens, GA
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Georgia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - The university has a lot of resources in research, professional development, career center.
    - Resources and supports to jobs after graduation generally gear toward undergraduate students, but the university recently increases resources for graduate students. It's a work in progress.
    - Use technology to make life easier on campus (app to check bus routes, webinars for workshops, virtual networking events)
    - Generally great groups of people in the department
    - Cheap movie nights for relatively new movies on campus
    - Lots of campus activities
    - Good college town

    Cons

    - Low funding for graduate students
    - The department as a whole is more opened about jobs outside of academia


  7. "Very flexible"

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

    I have been working at University of Georgia part-time

    Pros

    UGA puts your studies first, which is important.

    Cons

    Low starting pay for a student worker, and pay increases aren't much.

  8. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Georgia part-time

    Pros

    Free Tuition, Good Experience of work

    Cons

    Not as far I Remember


  9. "Decent place to gain experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Georgia full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, plenty of educational resources.

    Cons

    Low pay, entrenched management, siloed departments.


  10. "Campus Transit is.... Interesting"

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    Current Employee - Bus Driver in Athens, GA
    Current Employee - Bus Driver in Athens, GA

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

    Pros

    The job is easy, and pays well for a student job.

    Cons

    Management is difficult to work with, and very bad at communicating with employees

    Advice to Management

    More transparency would go a long way with many empolyees


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