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Updated February 16, 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)

  • Not sure it's the best idea to let graduate students teaching undergrad classes independently (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    tuition remission; health insurance; gain teaching experience

    Cons

    not a well paid job


  2. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    Quite a bit of bureaucratic work on library committees.

  3. "Awesome job"

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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 can develop my programming skills more upon the specific topics during teaching the students.

    Cons

    Sometimes depends on the professor you work for. It can be stressful and full-loaded of work compared to what school pays.


  4. "Technology Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    Very good environment to work in.

    Cons

    None to say. I had a good experience


  5. "umd salary"

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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 full-time

    Pros

    flexible, work with nice and smart people

    Cons

    not easy to find internship


  6. "Good pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time

    Pros

    As a TA they treated me well. Your boss is the Professor you TA for.

    Cons

    Pay checks get processed with a long delay


  7. "Easy Part-time Student jobs are as expected"

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    Current Employee - Intramural Staffer in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Intramural Staffer 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 access on campus for a student
    No local taxes being a state institution
    Easy Work

    Cons

    No local minimum wage for being a state institution

  8. "Don't believe the hype"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Flexible Work-Schedule
    Lots of Paid Time Off (if your Salaried/Exempt)

    Cons

    Poor Management
    No Ladders for Professional Development
    Wage Compression
    Women and Minorities BEWARE!
    This is not a thriving workplace

    Advice to Management

    Great steps or ladders to senior level position to retain institutional knowledge and staff. Stop wage compression of loyal employees (long-time employees). Give women and minorities a fair chance at becoming leaders.


  9. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in University Park, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in University Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good job, interesting, challenging and nice colleagues

    Cons

    Traffic is a huge issue and no raises

    Advice to Management

    More raises and fix traffic


  10. "Great to work for, not enough to do"

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    Current Employee - Business Support Specialist in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Business Support Specialist 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

    Good coworkers, great work life balance, good health benefits, tuition remission is a big plus.

    Cons

    It sometimes feels as if there isn't enough to do

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more cross-department collaboration and support committee work.


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