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Updated April 19, 2018
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University of Maryland President Dr. Wallace D. Loh
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  • College park is not like Washington D (in 31 reviews)

  • May be no cons as far as I know (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Resident Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is very good.

    Cons

    Very dynamic situations sometimes which can be stressful.


  2. "Emergency Physician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Great academic environment, research opportunities, strong residency program, competitive compensation. Chair is available and responsive. Benefits are great. Clinical hours are reasonable.

    Cons

    Hospital environment is very challenging. Patient flow is terrible. Length of stay in the ED for hospitalized patients is far above comparable benchmarks.

    Advice to Management

    Work on patient flow! Hospital operations should be much more efficient. Please consider demand capacity management to rightsize inpatient clinical units.

  3. "Nice Place to work"

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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 full-time

    Pros

    great science research going on

    Cons

    no cons from my part


  4. "good"

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

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a very good academic environment.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons about the school.


  5. "Doing great things in a bureaucracy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, high quality staff and faculty

    Cons

    Have to pay for parking, huge bureaucracy.


  6. "Math TA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Good professors
    Reasonable hours and workload

    Cons

    No cons I can think of

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Office Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Meet many of the important people running the University.

    Cons

    Paychecks come at really strange intervals and can be inconvenient.

  8. "RA at UMD"

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

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

    Pros

    The people are beyond stellar, and you always feel supported.

    Cons

    The department is incredibly transient and it constantly feels as if the structure of the job is shifting under you.

    Advice to Management

    Try and make changes more gradual and steady, instead of introducing large-scale changes periodically.


  9. "Assistant Director"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Vacation, Tuition assistance, Mission

    Cons

    Recognition, Pay, Advancement, upward mobility

    Advice to Management

    Recognize good work and commitment of staff


  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Student Driver in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Student Driver in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Good managers
    Easy communication

    Cons

    Pay not great for student employees who do the same job as everyone else but make $4 per hour less...


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