Research Assistant (Current Employee) – Chicago, IL – July 6, 2015
It was very interesting to be able to meet different people and asked them why they live in the neighborhood they do and why did they send their children to school. There was a lot of time to put in data of the people that we interviewed. It was a long process to check things in detail of each interviewed and putting the correct information. I was also in charge to check, that all the students had done all their interviews and turn in all their paper work. I learned how to transcribe interviews. Additionally I translated paper work to Spanish and as well translated Spanish transcriptions to English.The hardest part was being able to set up an interviews with people and being available when they were to interviewed them. The most enjoyable part of it, was when all the students would come together and talked about the experiences we had with the interviews.
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – July 1, 2015
For most of the time that I worked there, I worked in the medical records office. My duties included pulling charts for clinicians, either their current appointments, or for the next day. I also handled filing, answering phones, and other duties as necessary. I didn't find anything particularly hard about the job, but I did find it a challenge to learn the new laws regarding HIPAA, which had to do with patient privacy rights. At the time that I was working with the company, those laws were just going into effect. That was also the time that files were being adapted to the computer system, so there was a lot to learn at that time, in terms of learning a whole new way to do my job. I enjoyed my coworkers. They made the work environment very positive for me. The most enjoyable part of the job for me was in the afternoon, when I would go to each floor to deliver and pick up charts. I enjoyed greeting my coworkers as I moved to each floor.
General Office Assistant (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – June 24, 2015
I organized student’s records. The work environment was ideal. I learned that education is a business as well as a place of learning. My management was eager to teach me. Registration periods were possibly the hardest part of this job, however working as a team helped.
Print Lab Assistant (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – June 1, 2015
A typical day involved ensuring that the print lab ran as smoothly as possible.Everyday tasks included helping students print, check out equipment, and troubleshooting their issues. As technical problems came up I was charged with the task of troubleshooting and repairing them if possible. The most enjoyable part of this job was the interaction with the people who came into the print lab, everyday there was a new student coming in, giving me the opportunity to work with numerous students in any given day.
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) – Chicago, IL – May 28, 2015
Clock in a.m. and go directly to desk and work station so that I can log into Cerner Applications to check in/out patients, schedule appointments, answer switchboard phones, take messages, page doctors, xerox, fax, obtain referrals/authorization/pre-authorization for patient procedures, medical records, patient charts, transfer patient medical records upon request, APEX, E-Care, collect patient co-payments and keep a daily record of payments received.
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – April 19, 2015
As a graduate student, I am frustrated by the lack of enthusiasm of the undergraduates for the courses I TA, and the lack of campus culture as most students commute. The funding situation is also unfortunate.
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) – Chicago, IL – April 14, 2015
Working as a teaching assistant at UIC is a great way to imporve presenting and teaching skills as well as expand your knowledge of earth science. I love interacting with my students and leading their lab experiences.
Project Coordinator (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – April 4, 2015
I enjoyed getting to know the visa process through this job. There is just something about working with internationals that felt fulfilling. I also somewhat enjoyed writing job descriptions. My co-workers were great, as was my supervisor. It taught me a lot about the HR process at the university level.
Research and Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – March 24, 2015
Work/Life balance was very good and I made a lot great memories and input a lot of hard work in to my job. As a PhD student life is always a experiment and working with UIC has taught me a lot of good skills, which i will cherish and live with.
Project Manager (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – March 21, 2015
Many opportunities for growth and development if you work in the right department with the right people.
I learned that navigating your way through an environment with a lot of bureaucracy and red tape requires patience and follow through.
The hardest part of the job is expanding oneself outside of one's own unit. The work can sometimes bog you down. Although it can be an intense working environment, I find that working with a great team is very productive and satisfying.