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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 131 University of Michigan Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.1
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.1
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"The University of Michigan is a wonderful employer and I expect I will continue to my work relationship in some capacity, even if part time as I am now. I suspect it will always be one of our country's premiere institutions."
Posted 6 years ago in Toledo, OH
Lead Statistician
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Very productive, flexible work hours, lots of vacation time."

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"High productivity, great fame, environment, flexibility, vacation, dynamic, sports, resources, great services."

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

"Not good salary, no bonus, not much mingling events of boss-employee."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"It's a very good place to work and people here are very energetic."

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

"It's a very good place to work. I would really encourage one to apply."

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

"The research I am working on will take years to come to real life. I would like to work on something a bit more fast paced."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any suggestion as such since its a university it has its own advantages and issues."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
University of Michigan Employee
in Ann Arbor, MI
Work Setting 3 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5
Security Officer
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"The diversity within the health system is a positive attribute."

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

"Great benefits, good pay. Not a lot of room for advancement."

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

"Lack of communication within department and with other departments. Inconsistancy with supervisors."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get to know my employees, and stand up for them when they deserve it."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Graduate Teaching Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"I liked having free library access to research materials and the fact that I had my own desk."

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

"Make sure you have a great academic advisor because otherwise the university will not help you."

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

"The university did not support me when my advisor abandoned me. They let me sink after my advisor prevented me from swimming."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would support Ph.D. students by carefully matching them with their advisors based on personality type."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Excellent."

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"The work environment and the people. Very nice work ethics."

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

"Just be ready to have fun."

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

"It is a great place to work, everything is perfect."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work, just keep it up with others."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Intern
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Good internship experience."

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"Great chance to see the newest development in the next generation hybrid vehicle."

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

"Really easy to be an intern at U of M."

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

"The payment and the benefit is too low. Also, mostly working with other graduate students instead of professor."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Professor should spend more time and ideas to the project."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Energy Conservation Liaison
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Interesting and challenging work."

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"The large scale of the work environment, and the diversity of my fellow employees."

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

"Just be who you are, do an honest job, and don't worry about being rewarded."

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

"Too much political infighting and not enough openness to creative solutions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To give more trust and credit to employees regardless of the department."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Graphic Designer
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Enjoy it very much and would make it a career if possible."

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"The opportunity to increase my graphic design skills everyday I walk into the office."

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

"Upgrades softwares used for graphic design from CS3 platforms to the most current CS 5.5."

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

"Paid by the hour and only the opportunity to work as an employee while being a student at the University."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Potentially look to hiring a full time graphic designer in order to maintain a professional appearance."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"Flexibility, independence, awarding degrees, travel opportunities, IT access, discounted software."

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

"Overall a good place with some prestige, but can be limited by time wasted with bureaucratic stuff and department politics."

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

"Low pay, threatening union, weak job security, can be stressful."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Allow departments more flexibility to set compensation. Resist the union."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"It was a new field for me working in biomedical field."

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

"Be honest."

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

"Hard to find new employees to accept using animals for research."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try to find different ways to reduce the use of animals in biomedical field."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
PhD Candidate
in Princeton, NJ

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"Excellent work environment, good people, flexible work time and work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at University of Michigan?

"The work-study balance and the experience I get moving with talented people."

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

"Just be confident about your programming skills and OO concepts."

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

"I don't have anything specific to not like the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing. Actually I'm a great fan their management style. I was able to make good contribution in short time while learning the system and its implementation."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graduate Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI
Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5 Company Culture 3 / 5
Way You Work 4.1 / 5
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