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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 136 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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"As a graduate student research assistant, your job is to test and execute any ideas a professor has for a particular research topic. Whenever you are able to add some insight you are expected to do so. The job is part-time but will cover all tuition costs so it is well worth it."
Posted 6 years ago in Ann Arbor, MI
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
Research Assistant
in Flint, MI
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.5 / 5 Way You Work 4.6 / 5
Graduate Research Assistant
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Research Assistant
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3.4 / 5
Support You Get 4.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.2 / 5
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
in Ann Arbor, MI

"A great place to work."

Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow
Person You Work For 4.2 / 5 People You Work With 4.2 / 5 Work Setting 4.2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.8 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Senior Database Administrator
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Excellent place to work and great benefits."

Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4.2 / 5
Research Assistant
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.1 / 5
Research Assistant
in Ann Arbor, MI
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 2.6 / 5 Way You Work 3.3 / 5
Biomedical Engineer
in Ann Arbor, MI
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Lab Specialist
in Ann Arbor, MI

"Great place to work. Recommend."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 3.8 / 5
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