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On average, employees at University of Florida give their company a 4.2 rating out of 5.0 - which is 7% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest University of Florida employees are Lab Managers submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Software Developers with a rating of 4.7.

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4.2
Average Rating
(based on 134 University of Florida Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
3.9
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.2
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"I enjoyed my time working for the Digital Worlds Institute at the University of Florida, the co workers and supervisors were very knowledgeable and hard working except for the director of the program. We had access to cutting edge technology including a wireless motion capture set and 3D scanning tools."
Posted 8 years ago in Gainesville, FL
Graduate Research Assistant
in Gainesville, FL

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"It has a great work culture. There is support and coordination between colleagues and organization and management of team work by the superiors."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"There were often budget cut downs which led to slashing down on some of our job necessities sometimes. But we could successfully overcome this with our efficient department budget planning and distribution."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve on the University Budget and direct them wisely to the necessary fields which will directly lead to the improvement in the services and quality of education as a whole at the University."

Web Programmer
in Gainesville, FL

"Good place for career growth."

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"Nice people and can learn lots of stuff."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.2
University of Florida (156)

4.9 Highest Rated in this Industry is Northwest Missouri State University (6)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Vatterott College (8)
4.0 Average of All Companies in this Industry (12,234)
Graduate Research Assistant
in Gainesville, FL

"Nice and good place to study my Ph.D."

Assistant Professor
in Gainesville, FL

"Good place to work while still in school."

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"Able to make my own hours in my particular position."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"Low wages and supervisor not willing to help with my growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make sure that student employees are properly mentored in accordance to their career path."

Biological Scientist

"Become a part of the Gator Nation!"

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"The work atmosphere is exciting, scientific discoveries are being made almost every day."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Focus on your ability to learn new procedures and equipment."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"The budget cuts are a concern."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The information that is given about the budget cuts needs to be more specific."

Graduate Assistant
in Gainesville, FL

"Good place to study."

Research Assistant
in Gainesville, FL

"Excellent place to study, work and live."

Research Assistant

"There are many opportunities at UF depending on your interests."

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"Relaxed atmosphere and interesting research projects."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Each laboratory is different. Learn about the research they do there and ask questions."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"Parking was difficult, and many jobs do not offer benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"All full time workers should have a benefit package."

Graduate Teaching Assistant
in Gainesville, FL

"Awesome place to get a higher degree."

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"Laid back."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"No health benefits."

Application Developer

"It was my university. I loved it."

Research Associate
in Gainesville, FL

"Good to work for."

IT Expert
in Gainesville, FL

"I really enjoy working at the University and if not for needing more family support would never leave."

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"I love the group I work with and how family friendly they are, the benefits are great, and the job security is very good."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"Salaries are usually below normal market for jobs, but in most cases the benefits make up for much of the difference."

Database Developer
in Gainesville, FL

What do you like about working at University of Florida?

"Very flexible time schedule."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be independent, self-motivated."

What don't you like about working at University of Florida?

"Only part-time job."

Psychiatry Professor

"Academic faculty in a publish-or-perish environment without necessary support structure for balancing teaching, service, administrative, and research responsibilities simultaneously. This is unrealistic and creates an imbalance between professional and personal lives."

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