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Updated Feb 19, 2020

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4.3
88%
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David Garner
23 Ratings
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  • "Pace can be painfully slow, especially out of term time and reliant on academic staff who disappear for several months (nothing unusual for the sector)(in 3 reviews)

  • "(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Good Experience"

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    Student in New York, NY

    I worked at University of York for more than a year

    Pros

    Overall good. Had good hands on experience

    Cons

    Nothing specific to point out.

    University of York2016-04-15
  2. "Nice place to start"

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    Recommends

    I have been working at University of York for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nive environment, stunning facilities

    Cons

    As City, York does not have many options

    University of York2018-07-19
  3. "Decent place to work"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Fort Pierce, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at University of York part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary for part time work

    Cons

    Dated facilities, but since I was there they have renovated I believe.

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    University of York2016-02-12
  4. "Postdoctoral researcher experience at University of York"

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    Recommends

    I worked at University of York

    Pros

    Great imaging, genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics cores that provide a lot of support and advice.

    Cons

    The neuroscience department wasn't that big when I was there.

    University of York2015-10-24
  5. "Ok job."

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    Former Employee - Postman in York, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of York full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay for the actual work done.

    Cons

    No regular overtime available that I was aware of.

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    University of York2020-02-19
  6. "Good support and training opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of York full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexi time, transparent pay, management open to sending you on training and development opportunities

    Cons

    like many public sector jobs the opportunities to progress can be limited, promotion isn't something that happens.

    University of York2020-02-18
  7. "Great Place To Work"

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    Former Employee - Catering Assistant in York, England

    I worked at University of York part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good job alongside degree and good pay

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

    University of York2020-01-14
  8. "Working for YUSU Bars"

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    Former Employee - YUSU Bar Staff 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of York part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ability to work around studies Relaxed, friendly managers Good pay Very student focused

    Cons

    Management is sometimes stuck in the past - innovate!

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    University of York2020-01-02
  9. "Assistant scientist"

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    Former Employee - Chemist in York, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of York full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy to work, quite good team, good hours

    Cons

    Hard to get permanent contact.

    University of York2019-12-08
  10. "It is a great university"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of York full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - everyone seems to be loving it

    Cons

    - some polices that not everyone will agree with

    University of York2019-11-10

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