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Updated May 21, 2018
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Pros
  • Great work life balance and benefits (in 10 reviews)

  • Great location; Great benefits; Supportive work environment; Very active and engaged academic community (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • There are no cons that come to mind (in 9 reviews)

  • quite less room for advancement (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great school"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    For PhD, go there for computer science networking research

    Cons

    Takes more work than you thought


  2. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Amherst, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Amherst, MA

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    nice location and weather, nice researches

    Cons

    everything is just so good

  3. "Associate Professor"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor
    Current Employee - Associate Professor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility in deciding content of teaching

    Cons

    older building and small department


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Massachusetts full-time

    Pros

    Welcoming, forward thinking, community based

    Cons

    Cold and winter, which is not related to the school.


  5. "Just a review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Massachusetts full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people
    Educational Opportunities
    Great Benefits
    Collaboration
    Strive for excellence

    Cons

    Workplace environment
    Mindset of Managers
    Diversity
    Inclusion
    Transparency

    Advice to Management

    Look for cohesion when hiring


  6. "Pretty good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts part-time

    Pros

    Large network of a ton of people employed in amherst by the university.

    Cons

    Bad middle management and antiquated processes, horrific parking services.

    Advice to Management

    Rethink parking management department. Truly horrible.


  7. "Mentor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and nice supervisors

    Cons

    Students are unenthusiastic and bored of the workshops

  8. "instructor"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Instructor in Amherst, MA
    Former Employee - Teaching Instructor in Amherst, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The flexibility they provided, others could cover me whenever I needed help.

    Cons

    Shared office was not ideal.


  9. "desktop support analyst"

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Its a good place to learn and grow your career

    Cons

    compensations could be better

    Advice to Management

    revising their scheme of salary increment.


  10. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Amherst, MA
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Amherst, MA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - Good benefits including health insurance
    - Wonderful people
    - Tuition waiver

    Cons

    - Low hourly wage
    - Little choice in position assignments


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