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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. "Student Designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Graphic Designer in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Student Graphic Designer in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Everyone is super friendly and great to talk to. Plenty of learning opportunities. Very laid back work environment. Stress free environment.

    Cons

    Projects can get repetitive at times, such as updating old forms. Pay periods are 2 weeks behind which takes getting used to.


  2. "Project Coordinator"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in College Park, MD
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in College Park, MD
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Maryland as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working in TLPL, in the Center for Mathematics Education has been an outstanding and rewarding experience.

    Cons

    Older building, climate control not great.


  3. "Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant"

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

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

    Pros

    -Flexible Hours
    -Workload is easy to manage on top of classes and research

    Cons

    -varies based on adviser & class you are TAing for


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  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very helpful cleanroom staff
    Tools are maintained well
    Good variety of instrumentation
    Facilities staff are quite prompt in responding to issues

    Cons

    Do not have some subscriptions to important field-specific journals
    Some administrators are nasty


  6. "Stress Free Nice Working Environment"

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    Former Employee - Bus Driver in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Mostly Driving College Students so no passenger issues

    Small company so everyone knows everybody

    Tuition Remission ( if full time)

    Since employed for University of Maryland you have full access to most facilities and discounted access to the rest

    No mandatory uniform -allowed to wear regular wardrobe (within reason)

    Cons

    Low pay compared to other CDL positions

    A lot of routes are short and redundant ( circles college campus)

    Must constantly look out for pedestrians darting across the street at inappropriate times ( college campus)

    High percentage of young student employees

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  7. "University of Maryland"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice research experience working here

    Cons

    Slightly underpaid compared to the quality of living in this D.C. neighborhood


  8. "Excellent working environment as a graduate student"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent facilities and working atmosphere. Staffs are very helpful!

    Cons

    Some rooms in my building have no window at all, which affects my mood sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    The management is good.


  9. "Recwell has the best jobs on campus"

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    Former Employee - Recwell Staff in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Recwell Staff in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Such a relaxed atmosphere. People are very friendly and everyone does their part.

    Cons

    Their online site for scheduling is a mess


  10. "IT Assistant"

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    Current Contractor - IT ASSISTANT in Adelphi, MD
    Current Contractor - IT ASSISTANT in Adelphi, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You will gain tons of experience.

    Cons

    No benefits and Unfair Compensation

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your IT, Especially if you utilize customized solutions,


  11. "IT Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - IT Coordinator in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - IT Coordinator in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, lots of time off.

    Cons

    Does not follow own policies, can be multi-minded

    Advice to Management

    Find standards that work for most, cater specially to the rest


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