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Updated June 20, 2017
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  • College park is not like Washington D (in 28 reviews)

  • Graduate students don't get credit waiver (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Bad Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Park, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generally good people, great benefits and great campus

    Cons

    The University is Ok, but some of the divisions are horrible like Residential and Facility Management. Management is very bad and are absent most days. Don't have a clue of how the work gets done

    Advice to Management

    Obtain a better management team, more diverse with progressive mindset. Some members of Management needs to be change


  2. "Excellent Work Environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Motor Coach Operator in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Motor Coach Operator in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Maryland part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Hours for someone looking to work at any time of the day. Lots of friendly people to work with and plenty of work to be done all of the time.

    Cons

    When first starting out, you may be required to work some very late hours on occasion.

  3. "Mailroom Employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mailroom Clerk in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Mailroom Clerk 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 Going,Good Pay,Opportunity for Growth

    Cons

    Really can't complain about anything


  4. "Good Benefits, Very Low Salary"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Specialist in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Program Specialist in College Park, MD
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    FREE tuition
    location
    health benefits
    fair manger(s)
    friendly community/awesome colleagues

    Cons

    lack of real career progression/ growth opportunities
    some depts qualify you based on years of service at UMD vs credentials
    low salaries compared to industry averages in local D.C. commuting area
    politics
    No telework or alternative work schedules
    No leave bank or leave sharing program


  5. "A great time at the university"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work and study balance

    Cons

    No cons in the job profile


  6. "Teaching Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Adelphi, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Adelphi, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent teaching and research opportunities.

    Cons

    It is difficult to live on a graduate assistant salary in the DC area


  7. "Student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Student Assistant 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

    Very good to work at University

    Cons

    Nothing Bad in working at University

    Advice to Management

    No advice to the management

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Web Developer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Web Developer in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Web Developer in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a great place to work with a supporting working culture.

    Cons

    There are absolutely no cons.


  9. "Amazing university"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work was interesting and had good funding

    Cons

    There is nothing bad to really talk about


  10. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 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

    Diverse workforce. Good management.

    Cons

    Overburdened by work. Less opportunities for growth


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