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University of Hawaii at Manoa Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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  • There are no benefits for casual hires (in 5 reviews)

  • Salary is a "stipend", so I am responsible to determine and pay taxes, find and pay health insurance, and contribute to IRA/other retirement (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good atmosphere for research and study"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time

    Pros

    The professors there are very professional.

    Cons

    No so many cons there.


  2. "Excellent Student Job (Ended on 2011)"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours along with comfortable work environment.

    Cons

    Locations that we had to respond to was spread across a wide area on campus

  3. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time

    Pros

    Free tuition, great experience, and amazing coworkers.

    Cons

    Not enough pay raises, no sick leave for my position.


  4. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time

    Pros

    it is a great place to work

    Cons

    not much to say here


  5. "Administrative Employee"

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    Current Employee - Administrative in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Administrative in Honolulu, HI
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great campus
    - Great benefits
    - Tuition Waiver for employees
    - Various places to eat on campus
    - Banks on campus

    Cons

    - Rains often
    - Not enough parking in upper campus


  6. "Postdoctoral researcher"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Honolulu, HI

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

    Pros

    The Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education pays post docs very well. It is well funded and friendly place to work. The research is high caliber.

    Cons

    The Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education does not have much support in the way of career advancemet. You are kind of just on your own.
    Post docs are treated as independent contractors, so although we are payed very well, we have to pay for our own insurance, and there are no benefits packages.


  7. "Bookstore Customer Service Trainee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers. Flexible with work schedule to match school schedule.

    Cons

    Far distance from home. Parking is hard to find after a certain time.

    Advice to Management

    None.

  8. "Honolulu Community College"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Honolulu, HI

    I worked at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, Great management

    Cons

    Only part time available for students

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Hawaii at Manoa part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Being in such paradise with a campus with lots of tropical and exotic trees and plants

    Cons

    Being in such expensive city as a student is really hard in economical terms

    Advice to Management

    Try to buy the food in cheaper places such as walmart sam's club costco


  10. "Student Employment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Hawaii at Manoa (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, friendly colleagues, multiple cultures.

    Cons

    The pay rate is a little low for most jobs.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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