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Updated February 19, 2019
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Pros
  • "Good work/life balance, good benefits" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Nice work environment in the medical school" (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Due to increased number of graduate students, it becomes difficult to get TA positions" (in 23 reviews)

  • "It's in Charlottesville, which is a very small town" (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Good for research associate"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Charlottesville, VA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Charlottesville, VA

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

    Pros

    No benefit and good college town

    Cons

    Fluctuating weather condition and too many construction sites


  2. "Great benefits!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Virginia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    benefits, competitive salary, good work environment

    Cons

    structured day-to-day, not much room for creativity

  3. "Great Hands On Experience"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant

    I worked at University of Virginia part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, interesting topic, good team

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to steer research


  4. "Working here is a good experience"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Charlotteville, GA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Charlotteville, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment in the ChE department

    Cons

    The choice of advisors are limited, since ChE is a small department


  5. "Alright job."

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    Current Employee - Computer Science TA
    Current Employee - Computer Science TA

    I have been working at University of Virginia part-time

    Pros

    It helps pay for tuition.

    Cons

    I do not see many cons.


  6. "I am working at the University of Virginia full-time"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Current Employee - Research Associate

    I have been working at University of Virginia full-time

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, valued employees, Good environment

    Cons

    Challenging, Hard to balance work/life


  7. "GOOD"

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

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

    Pros

    Good projects and excellent equipments

    Cons

    The build's coffee is not good

  8. "Good for students, but depends on the position"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Virginia part-time

    Pros

    Even within UVA there is a wide range of hourly pays but if you're a student, they understand your academic/schedule requirements

    Cons

    They expect a lot out of you compared to the pay, hours per pay period limited.


  9. "Good pay, make your own hours"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Tutor
    Current Employee - Engineering Tutor

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

    Pros

    The University makes sure that you can be as flexible as you want with tutoring availability.

    Cons

    Nothing serious to think of.


  10. "good good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    beautiful campus, many good resources

    Cons

    reputation not very top, administration could be better