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Updated October 21, 2018
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  • "hard to maintain a work-life balance at times" (in 22 reviews)

  • "There are no Cons here, I love this job" (in 37 reviews)

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  1. "An excellent research university"

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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 Michigan full-time

    Pros

    Lots of excellent research is conducted here.

    Cons

    Being a large university, there is lots of red tape to navigate.


  2. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at University of Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Interesting and exciting topics as always. Flexible hours

    Cons

    Hard to balance life and work

  3. "PhD student"

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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 Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Great learning and research environment

    Cons

    The weather in Ann Arbor is cold


  4. "Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, 24 paid time off

    Cons

    Low paid and no bonus


  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, great work environment

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of


  6. "Dining service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Flexible time schedule and good pay

    Cons

    Not always work at the assigned station


  7. "Academic Tutor (Department of Athletics)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Give recommendations, Generally easy job

    Cons

    Consistent cancellations, low pay, and try to milk hours out of you

  8. "contractor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice place, great work life balance

    Cons

    there isn't much cons here


  9. "Program Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, Work from home, this is job specific though not really having to do with UM's overarching benefits of working

    Cons

    Politics of campus resources and student life make it very difficult to take action and put ideas into fruition


  10. "University of Michigan Survey Research Center is a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Area Specialist in Ann Arbor, MI
    Current Employee - Research Area Specialist in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Michigan full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work/balance life and top benefit packages.

    Cons

    Salary is lower than non-academic research centers.


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