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University of Illinois at Chicago Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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University of Illinois at Chicago Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares
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  • Low pay for what I do Lack of team work, poor management in my Dept (in 19 reviews)

  • I can not find anything to say because there is no cons (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Accountant Assistance"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Accounting Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, nice staffs, convenient

    Cons

    Low wages, non-profit entity procedures different from for-profit firms


  2. "teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    easy, improve teaching skills

    Cons

    As a PH.D. stipend, it takes too much time from research.

    Advice to Management

    reduce workload

  3. "Graduate Research Assistnat"

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

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. There are lots of flexibility.

    Cons

    Small team. The project is very small.

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Great school"

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

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

    Pros

    They are an open, diverse school that has many merits and a lowish tuition.

    Cons

    Classes are very challenging depending on your major although this isn't really a bad thing as it encourages you to learn.

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving in the direction you're headed and keep making UIC a better place!


  5. "Graduate Research Assistant reviews"

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent compensation with an optimum level of work.

    Cons

    Higher management is a little slow on embracing change, which is expected as this is Healthcare domain.


  6. "Worked for a great lab"

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    Former Employee - Lab Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Lab Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great professors, flexible schedule, nice people.

    Cons

    Low pay, public universities are hurting for grants, not much room for advancement unless you are a grad student.


  7. "Worked in Department of Psychiatry"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good place to work in.

    Cons

    None. When I worked I did not have any problem

  8. "Physician Resident"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Diverse, inspiring and educational experience

    Cons

    Job mentorship after training could be expanded


  9. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Located in one of the best cities of the US.

    Cons

    The state of Illinois is having budget issues recently with the University.


  10. "No room for growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Illinois at Chicago full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed culture, fairly stress free, above average benefits.

    Cons

    Pay is below market value, not much room for growth or to move up within an organization.


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