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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise
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  • Cronism is very apparent since it is located in a small Town (in 37 reviews)

  • small town, too far from big cities (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Research assistant"

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    I have been working at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign part-time

    Pros

    Best advisers and learning opportunity. Abundant resources to start your career.

    Cons

    Financial crisis in Illinois leads to decreased funding from Government.


  2. "Research Assistant"

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    I worked at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign part-time

    Pros

    Learn lots of research skills

    Cons

    Quite easy, not much challenge

  3. "Physics Department Student Helper"

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, fun work environment

    Cons

    Can get slow-paced at times


  4. "Wonderful working environment, wonderful people"

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    Pros

    Wonderful working environment, wonderful people

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of


  5. "Child Development Laboratory"

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    I have been working at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great leadership, great opportunities, great kids and families! upper leadership is very considerate of needed time off/sick days, etc.

    Cons

    minimum wage pay for hard work!


  6. "Multicultural Advocate"

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    I have been working at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign part-time

    Pros

    Great experience and opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    Must be a student at the University


  7. "Current"

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    I have been working at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign full-time

    Pros

    Great place to learn and explore options within my career field. Glad I chose here to pursue my Bachelors Degree and looking forward to what to what the future holds for me and my education.

    Cons

    Its a little hard to get used to the class sizes and the locations of everything at first but after a while it all becomes second nature.

  8. "Postdoctoral Fellow"

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    I have been working at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign full-time

    Pros

    Generous benefits package (staff-level benefits for postdocs)

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy & paperwork, some administrators/offices can be slow


  9. "Awesome place to learn"

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    Pros

    Awesome school with a great mission

    Cons

    Very expensive to attend, but you get what you pay for


  10. "Mailroom Worker"

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    I worked at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign part-time

    Pros

    Boss was very helpful when busy with school work.

    Cons

    Unfortunately could only work between the hours of 1-5.


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