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University of Kentucky Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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  • Low pay as a Research Technician with a B (in 18 reviews)

  • Not a lot of room for advancement (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Nurse Tech"

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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 Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    great hours, good benefits, help pay for school(major plus)

    Cons

    hard to transfer different departments


  2. "University Tutor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great atmosphere with lots of school spirit among staff

    Cons

    Parking for work can be difficult and traffic makes it difficult to get to and from work

  3. "Grad Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful campus with several academic programs growing to top rankings in the United States. Also, it is very obvious that the administrative staff cares about the student body as a whole and aims for their ultimate success.

    Cons

    I haven't known a day on campus without construction. The professors are split between research and teaching which can make finding professors focused on the student difficult, yet achievable.


  4. "Resident Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Kentucky part-time

    Pros

    It is a great place to interact and meet new people.

    Cons

    It is a lot of hours, and takes skillful time management skills.


  5. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Lexington, KY
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Kentucky part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The staff in Health Care are fantastic! UK Healthcare has great facilities to provide excellent patient care.

    Cons

    Large work environment. Slow moving , overall, being such a large institution.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employee suggestions more often to help create an even more successful work place.


  6. "Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The administration at the university is great about hearing you out about any worries you have in the job or trouble completing tasks.

    Cons

    No real cons, they ask a lot of you , but if you're a hard worker its not an issue.

    Advice to Management

    None, keep up the good work


  7. "Happy Employee"

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    Current Employee - Patient Relations Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Patient Relations Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I love working at UK! Great benefits, opportunities to move up, and always something new to learn.

    Cons

    Paying for parking is already awful, but trying to find a parking spot makes it a nightmare.

  8. "Seasoned Employee"

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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 Kentucky full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits including amazing retirment plan, low insurance rates, holiday bonus days and education assistance program.

    Cons

    Expensive parking and lots of walking expected if work on campus.


  9. "Student in International Economics with a focus in Arabic Language"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    Good standing grades. Proficient in Arabic language

    Cons

    Lack accounting skills, not had much analyst experience

    Advice to Management

    I’m a very quick learner, steady and ever changing environment


  10. "Student Experience"

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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 Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    Awesome place to go to school with lots of resources for students at all levels. Great place to live as well.

    Cons

    The University of Kentucky is a very large school with lots of people, and the school can be a bit impersonal as a result.

    Advice to Management

    Try and make students feel like they are being paid more personal attention, rather than just being a number.


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