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University of Massachusetts Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work life balance and benefits (in 9 reviews)

  • Great location; Great benefits; Supportive work environment; Very active and engaged academic community (in 16 reviews)

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

  • Unfortunately there is no room for advancement (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Overall great experience."

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Waltham, MA
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Waltham, MA
    Recommends

    Pros

    You get to be directly involve with most of the projects in the lab.

    Cons

    often have to get an approval lab experimentation which, can take a very long time prior to being approved.


  2. "Job Review"

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

    Pros

    Friendly people, always willing to help and teach new things to new employees. Laidback environment with hard workers. Has been a great experience so far.

    Cons

    No big cons that I can think of. Sometimes there is less work than I would like to keep me busy but that isn't really a bad thing. Never felt rushed or uncomfortable.

    Advice to Management

    No advice to the management. I will just add words to this box in order to fill the twenty word minimum. I do not have any advice as I think this is a great place to work.

  3. "Computer Lab Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Computer Lab Supervisor/EDP Programmer III in Rockland, MA
    Former Employee - Computer Lab Supervisor/EDP Programmer III in Rockland, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Massachusetts (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great co-workers; great students; interesting job; would recommend as potential employer; great benefits including being able to enroll in one class per semester for free;

    Cons

    Located in Boston, MA so the commute can be difficult depending on the time of day and your proximity to the campus

    Advice to Management

    Keep striving to hire and retain excellent faculty and staff while keeping tuition and fees as low as is possible


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Related to my professional studies

    Cons

    You are working on publications and journals without compensation as a student


  5. "Normal"

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    Current Employee - Researcher Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Researcher Associate in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility to work anytime, great support

    Cons

    salary above the company's payment

    Advice to Management

    they offer all support necessary, sometimes it is a little burocratic


  6. "UMB"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fellow employees make the experience great.

    Cons

    Faculties need updating and budgets need work.


  7. "Like"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in South Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in South Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts full-time

    Pros

    Good career here. Good people and cutting edge technology, well resources and a good jumping off point

    Cons

    Nothing nothing nothing no no no no no no no boo no no no no nobo no no no no no

    Advice to Management

    Wrong ceo listed, nothing to report glass door forces data in every field in order to. Get information about another job it's really stupid

  8. "Graduate research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts part-time

    Pros

    Easy Helpful Flexible good management

    Cons

    Not enough working hours


  9. "Graduate Resarch Assitant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great learning environment and great professors.

    Cons

    expected to work more than 10 hrs/wk


  10. "college campus"

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

    Pros

    always something happening on campus

    Cons

    sometimes crazy with parking because of students


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