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Updated January 13, 2018
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University of Nebraska President Hank M. Bounds, Ph.D.
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  • Sometimes overtime for no pay, low pay depending on grant support (in 6 reviews)

  • Closed minded people, hard to make friends if international student, the graduate student office is not very helpful regarding visa issues (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Moderator"

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    Current Employee - Moderator in Grand Island, NE
    Current Employee - Moderator in Grand Island, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nebraska part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I Like Working At The University Of Nebraska, It Gives Me A Good Experience Of Life!

    Cons

    I Have Nothing Bad To Say

    Advice to Management

    I Would Be A Good Moderator


  2. "Non-tenured faculty at UNL"

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    Former Contractor - Professor of Practice in Lincoln, NE
    Former Contractor - Professor of Practice in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Nebraska as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Flexible scheduling. Good environment and facilities

    Cons

    Non-responsive management/administration. Low status of non-tenured faculty.

  3. "International Graduate Student May Feel Out of Place At the Beginning"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity, good learning experience, safe city, affordable living.

    Cons

    Closed minded people, hard to make friends if international student, the graduate student office is not very helpful regarding visa issues.


  4. "Graduate assistant at UNL"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment, Nice campus, Good career resources

    Cons

    Few research projects in some departments


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant Professor in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Research Assistant Professor in Lincoln, NE

    I have been working at University of Nebraska full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lincoln is good place to live & raise family.
    Excellent professors

    Cons

    Still not in top US Universities


  6. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nebraska part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Academic Freedom, Opportunity to Grow, Work with Young People

    Cons

    Difficult to get full time without a PhD


  7. "Veterinary Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Veterinary Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Veterinary Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Nebraska part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to talk to clients and improve the lives of animals. You get to experience all types of animals and people. I get to communicate with people who love animals as much as I do.

    Cons

    The clients are sometimes rude which can be hard to manage. It is difficult to communicate with clients that cannot pay for their animal's care.

    Advice to Management

    Advice would be to listen to employees on how to improve a vet clinic. Another bit of advice would be to stay modern in technology and new animal welfare procedures.

  8. "University of Nebraska-Children's Center"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours: being part of the university they understand and support your schedule, this is really great especially if you are in school and need to update it often.
    Minimum requirement: when I applied the only requirement for a part-time teacher is one or two courses in early childhood education. Great if you don't have much experiences.
    Great facilities: compare to some of the other daycare centers in town, they have great equipment and facilities for the kids, which means less safe guarding for the teachers.

    Cons

    No training: I started right after the interview, no training or observation. I think because of the education courses requirement they probably expect you to know from textbook about the basics of child care. That being said, if you have never worked in a daycare, you might find yourself making a lot of mistakes that could really have been catastrophic, especially for the parents and children (caring for a baby, safety concerns, that sort of stuff). They will obviously point it out when you do something wrong, but up until recently when I had to go through standard paid training at another daycare, I had realized how useful it would've been if I had the same training when I started with the Children's Center.

    Environment: because they hire a lot of college students, the working environment can be a little unprofessional. I have seen a lot of the assistant teachers sitting around and gossiping instead of interacting with children. And when there is a small conflict, it can turn into some unnecessary drama. But it really depends on who you work with. Most of the lead teachers are really professional and supportive.


  9. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nebraska full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very well structured workplace, very friendly city

    Cons

    Need to provide more support to some minority groups.


  10. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and interesting projects to work on.

    Cons

    Low Pay, not benefits, disorganized management.

    Advice to Management

    Better organization


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