University of Michigan Reviews

Updated May 24, 2022

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Found 5,263 of over 5,806 reviews

4.4
89%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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University of Michigan Interim President Mary Sue Coleman
Mary Sue Coleman
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "Smartest people around; great benefits(in 296 reviews)

  • "It was a great work environment(in 262 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "nothing is ever bad about Ann Arbor(in 136 reviews)

  • "Low pay (as you would expect for a Ph(in 92 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year
      Featured Review

      great work culture

      Feb 21, 2022 - Behavioral Scientist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone I work with is great and I feel proud of the contributions I make

      Cons

      Because it's a non-profit things aren't always implemented quickly, so it can be hard to follow up and see the impact on what you're doing

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Don't know how to review being a GSI

      May 23, 2022 - Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) in Ann Arbor, MI
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Awesome responsibilities unlike at other universities

      Cons

      Sometimes takes you away from research

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      student

      May 23, 2022 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place to be a student

      Cons

      large school, resources can get split and hard to use

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      grear

      May 23, 2022 - Project Manager in Detroit, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great to work here for this

      Cons

      none of the other institutions can provide

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent

      May 23, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Pay, Benefits, Retirement is great.

      Cons

      Just a number and many departments dont care about employees.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work!

      May 21, 2022 - Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Bosses are great and there is a lot of flexibility

      Cons

      Not much room for growth

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      GRSA Overview

      May 21, 2022 - Graduate Student Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work hours in addition to personalized career and educational development.

      Cons

      Time management, meeting deadlines, and clarity of work can be difficult.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good for students

      May 20, 2022 - Science Facilitator in Ann Arbor, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good, flexible hours. Great for work study.

      Cons

      Limited number of working hours allowed as a student.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      feeling

      May 21, 2022 - Registered Nurse 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      very good environment and people

      Cons

      no cons of my previous

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Just okay

      May 18, 2022 - Research Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible and remote position before remote was a thing.

      Cons

      Low pay if you don't have a master's or PhD in the thing you are researching.

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    University of Michigan has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 5,806 reviews left anonymously by employees. 89% of employees would recommend working at University of Michigan to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Michigan employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Michigan. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    89% of University of Michigan employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Michigan 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

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