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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Reviews

Updated September 23, 2017
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise
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Pros
  • On the most part you will enjoy a good work-life balance at the university (in 28 reviews)

  • Competent co-workers and managers; flexible work environment; good professional development opportunities (in 56 reviews)

Cons
  • Cronism is very apparent since it is located in a small Town (in 35 reviews)

  • small town, too far from big cities (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good coworkers, very clear expectations

    Cons

    Low pay, not worth the work done


  2. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good Experience with different coding languages

    Cons

    Low Pay, very tedious work

  3. "University of Illinois"

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

    Pros

    Great university for graduate research.

    Cons

    Not many resources for the undergraduate aero program.


  4. "Great Opportunity for College Job at Campus Recreation"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard
    Current Employee - Lifeguard
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great boss, easy to move up, a lot of available hours

    Cons

    Required early morning or weekend shifts

    Advice to Management

    Offer free lifeguard classes to students who get hired, will be ble to fill more positions that way


  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good ability to teach material to undergraduate students. They also provide good insurance and other benefits to make this a desirable place to work.

    Cons

    Overall I have no major complaints. They treat me very well and are responsive to my concerns. As with most jobs, being paid more would be nice.

    Advice to Management

    No major advice to management. I think they do a good job overall. Perhaps they could do a better job of communicating major policy changes.


  6. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Always found a job opportunity
    -Good benefits and competitive salaries

    Cons

    -Parking is scarce depending on where you are working


  7. "Workshop Facilitator"

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

    Pros

    Good experience, reasonable bosses and easy to work with other facilitators

    Cons

    I don't have any negative experiences with them.

  8. "Advancement opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The University of Illinois is a good place to work. There are career advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Politics at play by administration and some faculty members

    Advice to Management

    Don't let a few faculty members determine the course of the University.


  9. "TA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reasonable salary and work time.

    Cons

    Different department has different salary standard.

    Advice to Management

    Good!


  10. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and reseach environment

    Cons

    not much fun stuff in town


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