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University of Illinois Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2019

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University of Illinois CEO Robert A. Easter
Robert A. Easter
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  • "no cons for this university as far as I know(in 9 reviews)

  • "low pay long hours diffcult work(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Chem 105 TA"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Urbana, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good work times for a full time student.

    Cons

    Training can be demanding but is not unbearable.

    University of Illinois2019-06-05
  2. "Great work place, highly motivating environment"

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    Current Employee - Database Specialist in Springfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Illinois full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Flexible work schedule - Motivating environment - Private office - Great work culture - Constant encouragement to learn new Information management system.

    Cons

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    University of Illinois2019-06-02
  3. "Nice people"

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      Former Employee - Worker 

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

      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      Management wasn’t always the wisest

      University of Illinois2019-04-17
    • "A lot of Flexibility"

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      Current Employee - Academic Advisor in Urbana, IL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at University of Illinois full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Able to do what matters most to you. There is a lot of flexibility as long as you get the job done.

      Cons

      Little collaboration, little acknowledgement of hard work

      University of Illinois2019-04-10
    • "Nice but watch out for the professors"

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      Former Employee - Volunteer Research Specialist 

      I worked at University of Illinois part-time

      Pros

      University is nice, it has nice funds and the professors advice you about their research area.

      Cons

      Sometime there is too much politics and you can feel you have been adviced in a direction due to professors' interest and not yours.

      University of Illinois2019-03-28
    • "Good place to work"

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      Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Associate in Champaign, IL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at University of Illinois full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Cool city, beautiful campus, excellent, top notch research

      Cons

      Relatively separated from larger cities, limited research jobs available outside University

      University of Illinois2019-03-21
    • "OK Place to Work"

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      Current Employee - IT Technical Associate 
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      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at University of Illinois full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Great benefits including vacation/sick time, health insurance, choice of pension or self-managed retirement plan, and training opportunities.

      Cons

      The major cons are salary and office politics that can lead to a toxic work environment. Not much room for career growth.

      University of Illinois2019-02-22
    • "Good"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at University of Illinois part-time

        Pros

        Good learning experience at work

        Cons

        Lots of work and tiring

        University of Illinois2019-02-13
      • "Extension Review"

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        Current Employee - Extension Educator in Joliet, IL

        I have been working at University of Illinois full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Schedule Flexibility, Nice Benefits, Supportive Leadership

        Cons

        The pay could be better.

        University of Illinois2019-02-11
      • "Cool Job"

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        Current Employee - Graphic Design Assistant in Chicago, IL

        I have been working at University of Illinois full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Had a lot of creative freedom.

        Cons

        The pay wasn't at market level.

        University of Illinois2019-02-06
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