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University of Nevada, Reno Reviews

Updated January 14, 2019
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Pros
  • "The university tutoring center has a great work environment, making it enjoyable to come to work and interact with all coworkers every day" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Great people work there and they offer flexible hours, for my position at least" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, no benefits, bad parking situation" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Parking is expensive and as a part-time worker, you often won't get a parking pass" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to study and work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at, especially while attending the university. Lots of opportunities available in a variety of positions/departments.

    Cons

    Can't really think of any!


  2. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are diverse array of research facilities in many departments.

    Cons

    It is difficult to get a graduate teaching or research assistant position in the social sciences.

  3. "Flexible"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Reno, NV

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedules -

    Cons

    some professors overload with assignment work


  4. "Assistant Professor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno full-time

    Pros

    A thriving university that aims to move from Tier 2 to Tier 1 in the near future, there are new buildings and internal funding resources, although not much, but still can help with some pilot data collection.

    Cons

    Greatly emphasizes on number of publications.


  5. "Manager"

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

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    holiday, leave, FMLA, benefits, bereavement, etc - good if you have a family or are ill and need healthcare; also, lots of training and opportunities to take management and other skill trainings for your resume and work experience; lots of employees to make friends with

    Cons

    Low morales, terrible salary, women make much less than men, HR doesn't care about complaints and does nothing to resolve situations

    Advice to Management

    HR needs to improve about responding to complaints and resolve situations.


  6. "Graduate Research Assistant at UNR"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing environment to work.

    Cons

    No complaints about this job

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  7. "IT was a great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno part-time

    Pros

    No pressure at all. Can easily fulfill the responsibilities

    Cons

    Don't learn much. So, no growth

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    "Student Worker"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Reno, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible hours
    - Easy job, low pressure

    Cons

    - "Big brother" atmosphere
    - REQUIRED 15 hours a week, no matter school schedule
    - Mundane work
    - Silent office

    Advice to Management

    Accommodate your students - school should be the #1 priority. If the job takes 10 minutes to do, you should not be required to stay at work just to hit your 15 hour requirement.


  9. "Tutor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time

    Pros

    - Great people
    - Working with school schedule
    - Set your own hours

    Cons

    - Diverse students (Good and bad)


  10. "Student Worker"

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

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, decent pay, and awesome people

    Cons

    Not always the most exciting work