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Updated January 17, 2018
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University of Nebraska President Hank M. Bounds, Ph.D.
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. "Research oriented"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good working environment and instrument for resear h

    Cons

    Teaching position for graduate students is a suffering

    Advice to Management

    Be a RA and that's best

  3. "Not very forward sighted for a University."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very informal. Pay and benefits are okay.

    Cons

    very short sighted. Good place for incompetents to hide and get paid well.

    Advice to Management

    Look beyond today.


  4. "UCARE Student Research Assistant Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Nebraska part-time

    Pros

    They provide a decent salary for just working on a research project for one year.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  5. "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.


  6. "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


  7. "Research Assistant"

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

    Pros

    Nice place to live and study

    Cons

    Not a lot of fun places.

  8. "Good, accommodating people"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant

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

    Pros

    The physics department is nice, good professors, many eager to work and support grad students.

    Cons

    Depending on professor work-life balance can be difficult.


  9. "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


  10. "Graduate research assistant"

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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 Nebraska part-time

    Pros

    Good health care coverage, good experiences

    Cons

    Sometimes overtime for no pay, low pay depending on grant support.


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