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Updated December 18, 2018
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  1. "It has been great."

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    Current Employee - Customer Service/Front Desk Receptionist
    Current Employee - Customer Service/Front Desk Receptionist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great People
    There is a handbook that helps when answering questions when you start
    You get to interact with employers regularly
    If you help clean up for the Career Fair you can talk with employers without a line
    Free Food

    Cons

    Projects -- Not all of them are bad, but some can be pretty tedious.
    During the busy seasons, you will not get much homework done.


  2. "Nice Coworkers and Management"

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    Former Employee - Student Web Developer in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Student Web Developer in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Web Developer at Stamp. Everyone's kind, hours are flexible, work is rewarding.

    Cons

    Pay could be higher, but that's practically set in stone.

  3. "Great opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Working with great professors and graduate student

    Cons

    expensive housing and mandatory fee


  4. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    I have had a wonderful manager

    Cons

    I have no cons to note


  5. "Teaching 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 Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Life long learning, excellent facilities

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  6. "PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Good resources for doing research

    Cons

    Research environment is tough, advisors can be difficult


  7. "Research Faculty"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Benefits
    Quality of Research Projects
    Location

    Cons

    Collaboration opportunities challenging
    Funding was short term

  8. "Security Operations Center Interview"

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

    Great co-workers, great supervisors, easy to pick up extra hours/shifts

    Cons

    Required to take certain undesired shifts (ex. 2am or 6am shifts) that are difficult to get out of, certain monitors get special treatment by the hiring manager (i.e. not being required to pick up certain bad shifts while others are forced into bad shifts)


  9. "good"

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

    Pros

    good health insurance, help pay school loans

    Cons

    all very good, no problem


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work and great colleagues

    Cons

    Competition for lab space is problematic.