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Updated December 14, 2017
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Margaret Spellings
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  • Low pay for teaching fellows/contract (in 18 reviews)

  • University gives little to no oversight or support for higher level courses compared to what is available for entry level courses (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great training place"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative environment that train students cutting edge technologies.

    Cons

    Very competitive to get into.


  2. "Great training environment"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of North Carolina full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to get training and be introduced to cutting edge technologies.

    Cons

    Very competitive to get into.

  3. "Associate Professor of Pediatrics"

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    Former Employee - Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Chapel Hill, NC
    Former Employee - Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of North Carolina full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very supportive department and division. Great collaboration across entire Medical school and university

    Cons

    A good boss helps open up any bottlenecks - the department has many of these

    Advice to Management

    Continue to develop proactively talents of new favulty


  4. "Lifeguard"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of North Carolina part-time

    Pros

    Great staff and environment. Also, you can do your homework at work.

    Cons

    There is a lot of training, but it's all useful.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  5. "Project Director"

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    Former Employee - Project Director in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Project Director in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of North Carolina full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent leadership provided by the managers

    Cons

    No work at home for employees


  6. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Chapel Hill, NC
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of North Carolina as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and passionate staff

    Cons

    Can be an overly conservative campus institutionally


  7. "phd"

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    Current Employee - Instructor in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Instructor in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I am an instructor for an introductory course for statistics. It helps me get prepared for further career life and practice my english speaking.

    Cons

    Due to the government funding, the salary for an instructor is only a little bit higher than TA's. However, I need to spend 10 more hours

    Advice to Management

    Please balance the salary with the real working hours.

  8. "Stone and Leaf Cafe"

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    Current Employee - Barista in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Barista in Chapel Hill, NC

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

    Pros

    Lax on call outs, works with your schedule

    Cons

    bad management, underpaid, rules like can't drink water


  9. "Research Tech"

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    Former Employee - Research Tech in Chapel Hill, NC
    Former Employee - Research Tech in Chapel Hill, NC

    I worked at University of North Carolina (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment to work at

    Cons

    low compensation and no opportunity for advancement


  10. "accountant"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Accountant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of North Carolina full-time

    Pros

    Pension and other benefits when hired. University setting.

    Cons

    Too many temps are not hired permanently.

    Advice to Management

    Temps are not more efficient.


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