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University of Miami Miami Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Excellent place to start collaborations, campus is beautiful (in 39 reviews)

  • Good work life balance -- so far management has been flexible about needing to attend to family issues (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching Assistant at UM"

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Coral Gables, FL
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Coral Gables, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Miami part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Good Pay, laid back

    Cons

    If I needed materials, it would take a while to order which inhibited my class.


  2. "Boring, Guaranteed Easy Income"

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    Current Employee - Student Patrol Aide in Coral Gables, FL
    Current Employee - Student Patrol Aide in Coral Gables, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Got paid to walk your post once an hour and log a few things.

    Cons

    No transferable skill unless you want to do dead end security after you graduate.
    Safe, boring, mind-numbingly mundane work.
    UM security is managed like a third world dmv.

  3. "Research Associate 1"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and supportive environment.

    Cons

    Salaried employees in research are much overworked


  4. "Research Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and cooperation with real professionals

    Cons

    Nothing really. My salary was not great.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication with new employees


  5. "Excellent"

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    Former Intern - Observer in Miami, FL
    Former Intern - Observer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Miami as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good partners. A lot of work but it is a wonderful hospital where you will see incredible cases. Highly competitive.

    Cons

    Highly competitive which it is not a con per se but sometimes you can fin people who makes it a little bit extreme.


  6. "Manager, University Communications"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coral Gables, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coral Gables, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Miami full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing work environment. Great people who care about you as a person as well as an employee. Flexible schedules

    Cons

    Pay is below average. Raises are non-existent and not much room for growth.


  7. "Computer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Computer in Miami, FL
    Former Freelancer - Computer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Miami (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice place to work environment

    Cons

    None, flex hours were very awesome

    Advice to Management

    Stay very close to each other in the work endeavors. This is what you do best and never change.

  8. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Miami part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment with ample opportunity to collaborate with different faculty based on your own individual research interests.

    Cons

    Parking access can be expensive


  9. "Student Job"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Coral Gables, FL
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Coral Gables, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Miami part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and friendly management,

    Cons

    Pay could be a little more interesting and More opportunities of growth.


  10. "UM Review"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Coral Gables, FL
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Coral Gables, FL

    I have been working at University of Miami part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Knowledgeable professors, Interesting Research, Well maintained facilities

    Cons

    Traffic in Coral Gables area, expensive parking passes


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