Interviewer, CSRL, Department of Biostatistics (Former Employee) – Chapel Hill, NC – March 13, 2014
I enjoyed the short period of time i did work there. It was for a call center. You have to have good communication skills as well as multitasking skills. It was at night time and worked well with my schedule.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Associate (Current Employee) – Chapel Hill, NC – March 16, 2012
UNC is an excellent research institution, but compensation and benefits for its research staff could be better. Support and career development for postdoctoral researchers could be greatly improved by increasing the availability of training in transferable technical skills, for example in areas such as advanced computing skills and the use of statistical software.
good support for your research projects.
weak support in other areas of career development.
Easy going and fun workplace inside the Bowman Grey Pool on UNC campus.
PADI SCUBA Instructor (Current Employee) – Chapel Hill, NC – January 7, 2015
A typical day at work for this job begins with a collaborative planning session with two other professional SCUBA instructors. We then get our equipment together and put it by poolside. The students come in and gather their equipment with our assistance and put things together for the water instruction. We then all enter the pool and proceed with SCUBA instruction for about an hour. We begin at 3:30 and have 3 different sections (class periods) every Tuesday. We teach the sections back to back ending at 8:00 pm. I really enjoy working with college students. They are optimistic and fun to teach and talk with. The hardest part of the job is getting cold from being in the water for such a long time. The very best part of the job is traveling with the students to Key Largo, Florida for open water training at the end of each semester.
Research Intern (Current Employee) – Chapel Hill, NC – January 12, 2015
A typical day was mostly spent on research, but departmental and lab meetings and seminars were very frequent. It is a great way to meet with colleagues while learning about cutting edge research. My co-workers were without exception some of the friendliest people I've encountered. As a researcher I was given relative freedom in my hours while still being expected to get a lot done.
Diverse lunch options nearby and many meetings, seminars, and events to attend.
Very rewarding, but tough to see a long-term career here
Program Advisor (Current Employee) – Chapel Hill, NC – April 8, 2014
My job at Carolina is incredibly rewarding. I've learned an incredible amount, developed great skills, and had the privilege to work with wonderful students for many years. Due to low salaries which are disparate across departments (and not many opportunities to move up), it's hard to see making this a long term situation.
Full Time Student (Former Employee) – Student – May 4, 2015
I could be a scholar for the rest of my life, and UNC is a great place to learn. They challenge you every day, demand that you think and require that you give one hundred percent of yourself to your work. I will miss my time there.
Human Resources Facilitator Assistant (Former Employee) – Chapel Hill, NC – July 31, 2013
After graduating from UNC, I was fortunate enough to attain a job with my alma mater. It was amazing to still be on campus and enjoy the city of Chapel Hill. The position was my first taste at a "real job" and I gained some useful payroll experience.