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Updated 20 February, 2018
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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. "Highsmith student union building manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    There were plenty of slow days that allowed for studying

    Cons

    Change in management, big presentation set ups without help, working until 3 am when only 1 or 2 people enter the building

    Advice to Management

    Logs are pointless, the building doesn't need to be open past midnight,


  2. "Manager Healthcare"

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    Former Employee - Healthcare Manager in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Healthcare Manager in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pleasant environment and team oriented

    Cons

    Some times too many priorities


  3. "Busy Busy Grad Student"

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

    I worked at University of North Carolina part-time

    Pros

    I enjoyed the work I did.

    Cons

    There were very minimal organization and transparency.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more information about the job expectances before we apply.


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  5. "Graduate student"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Allows for a flexible schedule

    Cons

    Salary is low from department to department


  6. "Good graduate research program"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highly collaborative and cooperative environment.

    Cons

    Uncertain financial situation as state funds are jeopardized.


  7. "Graduate researcher"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Researcher in Chapel Hill, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Graduate Researcher in Chapel Hill, NC (US)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Strong academic environment and diverse opportunities for research and experience. Faculty are some of the best in their respective fields.

    Cons

    State legislature is pushing back on the University and the pay scale is lower then comparable places.


  8. "research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good weather, good food, good trees

    Cons

    low salary, heavy traffic, bad weather


  9. "generally favorable"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chapel Hill, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chapel Hill, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of North Carolina full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong university, enlightened academic environment, lots of interesting work going on.

    Cons

    Reactionary "business-oriented" state legislature has the power of the purse and has done damage in recent years: some good programs curtailed or eliminated.

    Advice to Management

    Exert your influence to change the state legislature.


  10. "Rehab therapist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Flexibility, friendly staff, challenging clinical environment.

    Cons

    Mostly off site parking, must shuttle in, adds to commute.


  11. "specialist"

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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 North Carolina full-time

    Pros

    great people and convenient services

    Cons

    pay at lower end of equivalent job description

    Advice to Management

    More flexibility and career support


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