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Updated September 26, 2017
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  1. "Clinical Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Virginia full-time

    Pros

    Great people and great benefits. They really want their employees to be happy and healthy.

    Cons

    Parking is terrible. The compensation is not always the best, but considering all of the benefits it definitely weighs out.


  2. "Research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of learning opportunities for undergrads

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

  3. "Orientation Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Virginia part-time

    Pros

    -Meet amazing people and learn from their experience
    -Work with new incoming students
    -Grown and learn about new areas of the University
    -Access to New Opportunities and Speakers throughout the University
    -Access to specific trainings and certifications

    Cons

    -Long Hours
    -Minimal Pay
    -Living in dorms
    -Eating Dinning Hall Food
    -Competitive to Get


  4. "UVA Alumni Association"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Collaborative atmosphere, great town, solid benefits

    Cons

    Metrics for evaluation sometimes miss the mark


  5. "So far so good"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Charlottesville, VA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Charlottesville, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well regarded school with a deep undergraduate student-centered focus.

    Cons

    The traditional and bureaucratic aspects keep the pace of improvements in certain areas glacial.


  6. "Excellent Employer"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Good vacation/PTO allowance - though this is somewhat balanced by not getting paid holidays
    Good pay
    My manager is fantastic

    Cons

    Bureaucratic & somewhat antiquated degree requirements for advancement
    Older, less innovative workforce
    No paid holidays (for Medical Center employees)

    Advice to Management

    It's past time to winnow out older, unproductive employees - if they refuse to learn new skills and workflows, then they can go elsewhere.


  7. "Lecturer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Virginia full-time

    Pros

    Supportive community; good resources at teaching resource center.

    Cons

    Term-limited contracts limit opportunities for advancement.

  8. "Mailroom Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlottesville, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlottesville, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Virginia part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Flexible hours
    -Reasonable payment
    -cooperative management

    Cons

    -busy during holiday seasons and beginning of school semesters
    -dealing with upset recipients from time to time


  9. "Feels good as a graduate research assistant at UVA"

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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 Virginia full-time

    Pros

    Nice professor, nice workmate

    Cons

    The city is a little bit small


  10. "student"

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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 Virginia part-time

    Pros

    very good place to study

    Cons

    the campus of the school is too big


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