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very happy with Research Assistant position

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Former Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY (US)
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY (US)

I worked at University of Kentucky full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

great place to work with good benefits, Great employee health care at a reasonable cost

Cons

Lexington is a very small town

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  1. As an undergrad... I was a number... as a person... I was proud of all that UK is....

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Kentucky

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good university with good people

    Cons

    Too many students in a class
    professors are trained to "weed out" instead of "teach"
    Students = money (thats a university for you) Try a small college for a good education.

    Advice to Management

    Stop taking in students and giving them a base education.

    Start training people for the real world... think "apprenticeship".... And... Bring businesses in to hire students.... make your education worth something more than a piece of paper.

  2. Great place to work but not for long time

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY (US)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY (US)

    I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Collaborative atmosphere and everyone willing to help teach
    Flexible hours but long
    Intellectually challenging

    Cons

    Had to wait a very long time to get my Ph.D.
    Ph.D. isn't worth nearly as much for a career as what it used to be.

    Advice to Management

    Try harder to accommodate your worker's future career goals.

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