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University of Maryland College Park Reviews

Updated May 25, 2017
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  • College park is not like Washington D (in 28 reviews)

  • Graduate students don't get credit waiver (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "UMD Jobs"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Academic Math Tutor in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Academic Math Tutor in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A good and friendly environment to work.

    Cons

    I haven't come across any.


  2. "Very friendly"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The whole math department is very friendly. L. Washington to other people really want you to enjoy your experience at this department. Dr. Trivisa is also very helpful

    Cons

    The staff is stretched. There are not enough people to deal with all the issues. One particular staff member, the one who works in the undergraduate office, is very rude. I thought I was the only one she was rude to, but turns out she is rude to everybody.

    Advice to Management

    Some resources can be expanded a bit, like color printers.


  3. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great experience, great support from faculty, teaches you the importance of time management

    Cons

    None I could think of


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  5. "Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineering Student in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineering Student in College Park, MD
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Incredible opportunities available for every disciplines

    Cons

    The large population of driven students make challenging to stand out


  6. "Bad Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland (More than a year)

    Pros

    Generally good people, great benefits and great campus

    Cons

    The University is Ok, but some of the divisions are horrible like Residential and Facility Management. Management is very bad and are absent most days. Don't have a clue of how the work gets done

    Advice to Management

    Obtain a better management team, more diverse with progressive mindset. Some members of Management needs to be change


  7. "Excellent Work Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Motor Coach Operator in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Motor Coach Operator in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Hours for someone looking to work at any time of the day. Lots of friendly people to work with and plenty of work to be done all of the time.

    Cons

    When first starting out, you may be required to work some very late hours on occasion.


  8. "Graduate Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD

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

    Pros

    Full Tuition Waiver. Unless you are in the Smith School(there are couple of exceptions to full fee waiver)

    Cons

    High workload. But it varies from department to department.


  9. "Mailroom Employee"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mailroom Clerk in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Mailroom Clerk in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy Going,Good Pay,Opportunity for Growth

    Cons

    Really can't complain about anything


  10. "A great time at the university"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work and study balance

    Cons

    No cons in the job profile


  11. "Student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good to work at University

    Cons

    Nothing Bad in working at University

    Advice to Management

    No advice to the management


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