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Updated Nov 28, 2022

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Found 3,517 of over 4K reviews
4.2
83% Recommend to a Friend
University of Minnesota President  Joan Gabel
74% Approve of CEO

Found 3,515 of over 4K reviews

4.2
83%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
Approve of CEO
University of Minnesota President  Joan Gabel
Joan Gabel
494 Ratings

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  • "The pay was low and there were often tedious projects to do that didn't seem to have much end value.(in 318 reviews)
  • "Long work hours and low salary(in 129 reviews)
  • "Parking is expensive so it is best if you live near campus and can take a bus in.(in 56 reviews)
  • "Poor management and organization of labs(in 48 reviews)
  • "Professors are not trained to be good managers, but this is true at all research universities(in 22 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Clear weather

    Nov 28, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Mostly clear sky, and lots of funny things near U.

    Cons

    Too cold during winter. Half of a year is winter basically.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great management and schedule flexibility

    Nov 26, 2022 - Part-time Student Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They fully understand you are a student first

    Cons

    The pay is lagging behind Minneapolis standards

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Consistent, Safe and Secure.

    Nov 25, 2022 - Director in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible Work Schedule, Development opportunities for advancement and on the Job Training!

    Cons

    Beau acratic policies delay projects.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good community

    Nov 20, 2022 - Tutor in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with students

    Cons

    We could use more promotion around campus

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

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    Nov 17, 2022 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work environment. Easy to do during school.

    Cons

    There are no cons I can think of

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

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    Nov 14, 2022 - Assistant Profeessor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good place, no problem at work

    Cons

    no cons, great place to work

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Nov 14, 2022 - Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I'm about a month into my job and I have had great training.

    Cons

    Nothing yet have been a con.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Recommend for undergraduates

    Nov 14, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible and good management for undergraduate students.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons to report.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Amazing work environment

    Nov 14, 2022 - Front Desk Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Work with u in different flexible way

    Cons

    Sometimes might be too serious on time management

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good work condition

    Nov 12, 2022 - Research Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible work hours in general

    Cons

    The weather can be a bit difficult

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University of Minnesota has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 3,749 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at University of Minnesota to a friend and 65% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Minnesota employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Minnesota. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

83% of University of Minnesota employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Minnesota 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at University of Minnesota to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, compensation.

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