University of Chicago Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer (no image)
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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. COVID-19

    "Lab Technician Job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    - Great work environment - Great covid responses and safety precautions -- always felt as though that was taken extremely seriously, lots of resources for employees for COVID-19

    Cons

    - Human resources can be hard to reach and respond in a long time length

  2. "Pretty good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student IT Assistant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment, good pay for a student job

    Cons

    I don't love some of the administrative decisions made by people high up in the University's IT department


  3. "Cool place to work but no benefits"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead BI Developer/Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    Good Work Environment. Cool Work Less Working Hours

    Cons

    No Benefits like bonus or promotions Routine work nothing to learn new

  4. "COnvenient"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Success Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Convenient, friendly colleagues and healthy work environment

    Cons

    None, great place to work!

  5. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Intern 

    I worked at University of Chicago

    Pros

    collaborative and fun working environment

    Cons

    sometimes a tough place mentally to work

  6. "Great!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Instructor in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago full-time

    Pros

    It is a great working environment!

    Cons

    There is no cons at all!

  7. "-"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment, friendly people

    Cons

    No cons, Best place to work and live

  8. "UChicago Experience"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Student in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago

    Pros

    Great working environment and intellectually stimulating

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  9. "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

  10. "Great place to get a PhD"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Grad Student in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, good work-life balance, world-class research and mentorship

    Cons

    Limited access to the rest of Chicago, not the best grad school classes (most PIs care much more about their research than teaching)

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