Research Assistant (Former Employee), Storrs, CT – February 9, 2014
You will be expected to work more than what you are paid for. However we have a good team to work with. There is lot to learn from this experience however sometimes you feel it is not worth the stress.
Student Librarian (Former Employee), Torrington, CT – December 18, 2013
Pros: managers are friendly and willing to train, co-workers are willing to help
Cons: short breaks, manager not available, low pay, no place for advancement
The most enjoyable part about working at the University of Connecticut is learning how to research topics on many different subjects and meeting new people. Interacting with students and learning on what they are studying in school is really enjoyable. The managers are willing to help employees when they are having difficulty with subjects.
The most – more... difficult part about the job is that the manager was not always available. – less
A learning institution with state-of-the-art laboratories for conducting graduate research
Research and Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Storrs, CT – November 8, 2013
Pros: great learning environment
Cons: minimal compensation
Since I was a graduate student here, a typical day was full of numerous activities ranging from taking classes, performing my duties as a teaching assistant, and assisting a professor with graduate research. I managed to learn synthetic organic chemistry techniques such as multi-step organic synthesis, purification, and related instrumentation and analytical – more... techniques. The toughest part of this job was trying to balance my research duties along with my school work. The enjoyable part of this job was acquiring laboratory skills that would become beneficial in my field of work. – less