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great baseline education/experience on addiction medicine
physician assistant (Current Employee), Burlington, VTSeptember 16, 2014
This was my first position out of Physician Assistant school. It was a vital piece to my education in the field, as it prepared me for working with patients struggling with substance use and mental health, both of which are a great part of primary care medicine.
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A career in higher education can be very fruitful and enlightening. In my case, it was both.
Assistant Director for Finance (Former Employee), Burlington, VTAugust 27, 2014
Pros: great place to work
Cons: the culture is not right for everyone
Overall, working at UVM was a very positive experience. To be afforded the opportunity to perform a job that you absolutely love in a somewhat positive working environment translates to a happy camper!
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Nice Work Place
Computer Lab Consultant (Former Employee), Burlington, VTAugust 20, 2014
This was a work-study job that my university offered to me and other students that qualify for work-study.

A typical day at work consisted of the consultant sitting at the main desk until or if one of the students using the computers needed assistance. Also, we must make sure that all supplies including ink and paper for the printer, are available – more... when needed and if there are any technical difficulties with either the printer and/or the computers, we must contact our boss as soon as possible so that the problem may be fixed.

Also, the consultant who had the opening shift, must put in the proper passcode when opening the lab to turn off the alarm. After o
Likewise, the consultant that closed the computer lab at the end of the last shift of the day, had the responsibility of closing the lab properly by putting in the correct passcode to turn on the alarm when leaving the lab. Prior to setting the alarm, the consultant must make sure that all computers are turned off properly and that nothing is missing or out of place. – less
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Good working environment, very nice facilities
Ph.D Research Assistant (Current Employee), Burlington, VTAugust 3, 2014
I worked, day to day, with two other graduate students in my research group and my advisor implementing finite volume solvers on a variety of numerical experiments.
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Very desireable work place
Payroll Operation Specialist/Human Resources (Former Employee), Burlington, VTJuly 20, 2014
Pros: free tuition
very desirable work place, community and campus blend very well together. Fair, joyful co workers, good benefits,
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A Great Experiance on Student Engagement and Management
Residential Advisor (Former Employee), Burlington, VTJuly 14, 2014
• I was able to learn how to provide a safe and secure environment that maintains a healthy, inclusive community building among all residents
• This was my first exposure to managing a budget to facilitate team building and academic oriented activities as well as conflict resolution
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Engaging and hands on curriculum
Engineering Design Work (Former Employee), Burlington, VTJune 22, 2014
Applied coursework focuses heavily on laboratory exercises and design projects to put skills covered in lecture to the test to solve real world issues with practical solutions that are economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.
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very flexible with your time.
graduate student (Current Employee), Burlington, vtMay 14, 2014
Pros: free lunches and flexible with time.
Cons: healthcare
I not only managed my research project on my own I also help guide, teach, and mange other students projects. I've learned to be independent, manage people, and make executive decisions when need be.
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Great!
GIS Technician, Spatial Analysis Lab (Current Employee), Burlington, VTMarch 18, 2014
Great work environment, people are very helpful and teach you important spatial analysis skills for future GIS position.
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Good place to work
Teaching Assistant/Research Assistant (Current Employee), Burlington, VTFebruary 10, 2014
Very nice place, very nice people, pure academic work,
Deal with undergraduate student
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Best Job Ever
Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity (Former Employee), Burlington, VTDecember 29, 2013
Pros: everything
Cons: food
Campus,culture, academics, music, and love.It was like great because I could go to school. work, I had a great boss and i really go to now people. How they lived, how they learned. I wish all my jobs could be like that...
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It was OK
Laboratory Technician (Former Employee), Burlington, VTDecember 27, 2013
I enjoyed working on the project, but disliked how I was chained to a computer for months at a time.
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Your typical academic environment.
Teaching Assistant / Researcher (Current Employee), Burlington, VTDecember 5, 2013
a typical day at work:
what you learned:
management: completely reasonable
your co-workers: Are fun
the hardest part of the job: Grading
the most enjoyable part of the job: Teaching
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Excellent
Clinical Instructor-Maternal/Newborn (Current Employee), Burlington, VTNovember 19, 2013
Working at UVM as a clinical instructor for the undergraduate nursing program has been busy and fun!
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Ecomachine Technician
Ecomachine Technician (Current Employee), Burlington, VTNovember 12, 2013
Pros: great learning experience, great networking experience
Cons: long hours, no pay
Worked along side a crew of 7.

Lab based work on water samples; biological oxygen demand tests, turbidity tests, suspended solids, total suspended solids, e. coli culture tests and conductivity.

Work with YSI probes reading nitrate, ammonium, pH, temperature and dissolved oxygen on site.

Learned a great deal about lab studies, research and basic – more... lab procedures. Gained immense knowledge on the working of the ecomachines system - this includes the construction of it, the functionality, the flux of nutrients and the processes that take place to cleanse wastewater. – less
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depending on your title, excellent benefits
Postdoctoral Associate / Project Manager (Current Employee), Burlington, VTNovember 5, 2013
If you can get a title other than postdoc, the benefits and 403b matching is excellent here.
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Good for teaching but wont pay well.
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Burlington, VTOctober 30, 2013
I would work from about 6 int the morning to 10 a night for very low pay. The coworkers were very well versed and knowledgeable about the field but not very helpful.
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Good workplace nice. Tennis courts
Lab Technician (Former Employee), Burlington, VTJuly 28, 2013
Pros: academic setting free classes
Cons: hard to please primary investigator
Worked in plant biology lab cloning plants and taking care of a lab. Also did immunohistochemistry and western blotting
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Great people to work with.
Research Technician (Current Employee), Burlington, VTJune 26, 2013
The University of Vermont has a nice relaxed environment with many benefits including free classes. It is a great community with wonderful people to work for and with.
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A healthy and productive work environment
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Colchester, VTJune 4, 2013
It's been a joyful experience working as a research assistant at University of Vermont. I had access to all necessary resources to accomplish my research projects. The UVM campus is a friendly environment where you meet friends, colleagues and classmates.