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Updated June 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to learn media/advertising related field (in 14 reviews)

  • I learned a lot during my first year of working here (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • no cons for this university as far as I know (in 6 reviews)

  • low pay long hours diffcult work (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Student in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to learn media/advertising related field

    Cons

    The location is too far away from big city

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Student Employee for UIC Campus Housing"

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    Former Employee - UIC RA A in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - UIC RA A in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good to work on campus where I lived

    Cons

    Terrible management
    Incompetent workers and housing officer
    Unfair working conditions
    Schedules during class time

    Advice to Management

    Stop being unreasonable and learn how to do your jobs better

  3. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Academic Tutor in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Academic Tutor in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois part-time

    Pros

    Able to talk to people with various background

    Cons

    weak training and evaluation


  4. "Adjunct Faculty"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Illinois part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Professional. Excellent healthcare informatics Master's program

    Cons

    Classes not guaranteed; Sometimes class sizes are too large


  5. "Graduate programs at UIC"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in University, IL
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in University, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best areas of studies and research at UIC are in EVL, they have good resources and professors. The university has a good infrastructure. Many students generally get part time on campus, which is very helpful.

    Cons

    Funding is one of the major problems faced by the university. They are constantly increasing the fee for international students

    Advice to Management

    Please do not overload the admits. there are not sufficient seats in major important classes that can accommodate so many students


  6. "Student Employee at Foellinger Auditorium"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager of Lincoln Hall Theatre (Student) in Urbana, IL
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager of Lincoln Hall Theatre (Student) in Urbana, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible hours, great coworkers, ability to become student managers, worked well with class schedule

    Cons

    none that I can think of!

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. "very gud place to work at"

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    Current Employee - CAD Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - CAD Specialist in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    flexible time for working, Friendly team

    Cons

    limited work hours per week due to work status

  8. "Research Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Intern in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Research Intern in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good research, Public university education

    Cons

    Limited funding, not largest research institution


  9. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Gain experience while studying, also get stipend and tuition fee waiver.

    Cons

    No Cons if you manage the time well.


  10. "Lab Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Lab Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Research Lab Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits
    Once you get hired, you pretty much have a job for life if you want it

    Cons

    The definition of bureaucracy
    working conditions almost completely dependent on department you work for.

    Advice to Management

    Any advice would fall on deaf ears.


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