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Updated February 14, 2018
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University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley, Ph.D.
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  • Typical large organization that does not treat grad students well (in 3 reviews)

  • Low pay, lack of motivation, negative energy, lack of information for new graduate students (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Undergraduate Pharmaceutical Engineering Research Assistant lifestyle."

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in South Kingstown, RI
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in South Kingstown, RI
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It has been an incredible learning experience. I hope the skills I have obtained will aid me in finding a job in my field of study.

    Cons

    It's difficult to move forward quickly as an undergraduate.


  2. "Review of URI for teaching assistants"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Kingston, RI
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Kingston, RI

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

    Pros

    As a teaching assistant, I enjoy the intellectual engagement that working and studying at URI provides. I have freedom in developing my course syllabi.

    Cons

    Pay for graduate students it tough to live on, but the free education and health benefits to help. It can be challenging to juggle one's own studies with the teaching.

  3. "Reseacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Rhode Island part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, wonderful community!

    Cons

    None come to mind.


  4. "Orientation Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Rhode Island part-time

    Pros

    This was a great opportunity to work with a diverse group of people and grow professionally and personally.

    Cons

    This was a highly competitive position that will definitely sting if you are not selected.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working to develop a diverse team of students, that is really the key that makes Orientation a model program.


  5. "Classroom Media Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Rhode Island part-time

    Pros

    Interactions with esteemed professors and professionals.

    Cons

    No major cons to report.


  6. "Part Time Student Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Rhode Island part-time

    Pros

    Great people to work around

    Cons

    Its always a struggle to find parking


  7. "Great Experience for college students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    professors really care and want you to succeed

    Cons

    pay is soooo low, but as a college student they are allowed to do that.

  8. "Hoops to jump through"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Research faculty are top notch

    Cons

    Typical large organization that does not treat grad students well


  9. "Overall good"

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

    I have been working at University of Rhode Island full-time

    Pros

    The atmosphere in this university is good.

    Cons

    It is too far from cities.


  10. "Its okay I guess word"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Rhode Island part-time

    Pros

    Free tuition, Good environment, nice area

    Cons

    As with any University, there are people who think too much of themselves.


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