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Updated Jan 8, 2020

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4.3
83%
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97%
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University of Illinois at Chicago Chancellor Michael D. Amiridis (no image)
Michael D. Amiridis
12 Ratings
  1. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time

    Pros

    Work culture, Salary, Flexibility, Growth

    Cons

    I don't think there's any con of working with UIC.

    University of Illinois at Chicago2020-01-09
  2. "Safety and health issues"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois at Chicago full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Finished my PhD and learned what a terrible job/boss is like

    Cons

    Asbestos in walls, HMPA in hoods and bullying in classroom

    University of Illinois at Chicago2020-01-08
  3. "Located in a great city"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great location. Helpful academic supervisors. Great teaching Academic professors.

    Cons

    Higher living cost compared to salary.

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-12-29
  4. "A great opportunity for graduate students looking for a job"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Engaging faculty, great stipend and tuition waiver

    Cons

    Can be a heavy workload based on the class or study you are an assistant for

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-11-22
  5. "Supporting staffs"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Administrator and staffs are very warm and supportive

    Cons

    Funding are not sufficient for life in Chicago.

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-11-08
  6. "Great university for management research"

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

    I have been working at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great location. Nice professors. Great research resources.

    Cons

    Low salary. Few work space. Commuter college.

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-10-03
  7. "Working here is okay and not exceptional but no surprises there!"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are nice and not ultra-competitive

    Cons

    You do not have many opportunities to grow.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-09-12
  8. "Fine employment during education"

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    Former Intern - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois at Chicago for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility and easy to attain new skills

    Cons

    Low compensation and long hours

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-07-30
  9. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fee Waiver Work-Life Balance Flexible work Timings

    Cons

    Low Salary and compensation benefits

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-06-26
  10. "student job"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good environment, nice culture, good pay, job security

    Cons

    hardship during studying and working

    Advice to Management

    be easier on students

    University of Illinois at Chicago2019-06-20
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