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Updated November 21, 2017
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  • College park is not like Washington D (in 31 reviews)

  • Not sure it's the best idea to let graduate students teaching undergrad classes independently (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Nice work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Good work. Love it here.

    Cons

    None at this moment. Keep it up.


  2. "Great work environment"

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

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

    Pros

    great benefits, flexible work schedules. Generally great people to work with.

    Cons

    work environment may vary from one department to another, and based on the supervisor. Not always a lot of room for advancement.

  3. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Good employees, good work culture

    Cons

    Could improve overall state of matters


  4. "Research Assistant"

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

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

    Pros

    High educated environment and great professors

    Cons

    Small salary with high time off work

    Advice to Management

    Pay more to the RA and support them more.


  5. "research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland full-time

    Pros

    work life balance benefits good

    Cons

    rigid pay system no raise for years


  6. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    My degree program was fascinating, and I enjoyed working with new students each semester, especially the freshmen. The work was satisfying because many of the students were excited about learning.

    Cons

    My advisor and department did not provide quality career guidance.


  7. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Easy work week, good benefits

    Cons

    Old school mentality, constant budget cuts

    Advice to Management

    Weed out waste. Tenure of stAff and faculty does not bring value

  8. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, positive atmosphere, very supportive.

    Cons

    Sometimes it takes a bit to get paid at the beginning of the school year, but you always get the money!


  9. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Campus, and awesome people.

    Cons

    No parking passes for summer employees.


  10. "Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    This was interesting. I got to choose my own project.

    Cons

    A bit behind on projects.

    Advice to Management

    Be more organized.


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