University of Chicago Employee Reviews about "neighborhood"

Updated 23 Jan 2021

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University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer (no image)
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419 Ratings
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  • "Low pay given the training level(in 42 reviews)

  • "The safety of neighborhood is concerning(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to be"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    As a graduate student, I feel I am being nourished academically and personally.

    Cons

    The neighborhood is not the safest

  2. "UChicago graduate school"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Useful career development resource for graduate student (myChoice)

    Cons

    The safety of neighborhood is concerning


  3. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Heaven for academics and more

    Cons

    None the neighborhood is getting better

  4. "UC"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    There are many pros for the University of Chicago.

    Cons

    The most significant con is the neighborhood it's located in.

  5. "great place to study and work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    very supporting work environment and great professors

    Cons

    safety is not very good in the neighborhood

  6. "Good work, nice environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Well compensated, enjoyable work, good opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Not in the most exciting neighborhood, but otherwise good environment

  7. "great university"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    great intellectual community, lots of shared resources

    Cons

    no engineering school, bureaucracy, not very safe neighborhood

  8. "Highest Paying for Nurses in the city"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse Senior in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, and overall patient care experience

    Cons

    Not so good neighborhood, park in garage

  9. "Good academic support, poor financial support"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good faculty, nice campus, great opportunities to get research

    Cons

    It can vary by departments, but the stipend is not keeping up with the inflation in the neighborhood

  10. "research assistant"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of excellent people to work with and learn from

    Cons

    The neighborhood is not very safe.

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