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4.2
83% Recommend to a Friend
79% Approve of CEO

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4.2
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great University

    Dec 6, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great University, great paid, great study & work balance as teaching assistant

    Cons

    It is hard to apply TA. The process is very competitive.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Student Employee

    Dec 5, 2022 - Part-time Student Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible work hours and you can gain work experience while studying

    Cons

    The pay is lower than the city's minimum wage

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great culture, benefits, and PTO

    Dec 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Wonderful, supportive people working here at UIC.

    Cons

    None that I could think of.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Research experience

    Nov 30, 2022 - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Helped the community, good pay, great group of people, make your own schedule, very accommodating

    Cons

    Early mornings, long hours, sometimes tedious work

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Teaching Assistant at UIC

    Nov 30, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The job pays really well You can get a tuition fee waiver

    Cons

    Can be hectic to handle hours if too many credits are taken

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great way to learn

    Dec 1, 2022 - Graduate Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Depends on team, if you get to work on a technical role you will get to learn new things

    Cons

    Managing it with classes maybe hard

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Overall good

    Nov 29, 2022 - Architect 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People are friendly and supportive when they need to be.

    Cons

    Upper upper management is hard to contact and things move very slowly at a high level. Day to day coworkers are great though.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good overall

    Nov 13, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    My experience here is positive

    Cons

    low wages for grad students

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work

    Nov 11, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The position I had was great because of the flexible hours, tuition and fee waivers, and excellent pay.

    Cons

    Sometimes the position could be somewhat demanding with the hours requirements.

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good climate overall

    Nov 23, 2022 - Associate Professor in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Great students, diverse community, good research environment

    Cons

    For academia, it’s a good environment overall. My issues are with academia generally, not UIC specifically.

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University of Illinois at Chicago has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 2,403 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at University of Illinois at Chicago to a friend and 59% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Illinois at Chicago employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Illinois at Chicago. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

83% of University of Illinois at Chicago employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Illinois at Chicago 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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