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University of Connecticut Health Center Reviews in Connecticut

Updated 19 July 2014
Updated 19 July 2014
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    Research Assistant

    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Farmington, CT (US)

    I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and time schedule

    Cons

    Pay scale is not so great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep going

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Positive experience, change afoot.

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    Current Employee - Research Associate I  in  Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Research Associate I in Hartford, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Diverse workforce with many levels of qualified colleagues.

    Cons

    Senior departmental structure and cohesive collaboration across departments, unpredictable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More job specific skills maintenance/ new skill requirement training can be accommodated in view of cost cutting.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    I worked at the University of Connecticut Health Center for 1 and a half years post graduation from UConn.

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Farmington, CT (US)

    I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Dedicated Staff and Faculty, generally a good atmosphere, Great benefits, flexible work schedule. I personally benefited from a fantastic supervisor/ P.I.

    Cons

    While Farmington is a great place, getting here at times can be a challenge depending on time of day/ home location

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Research opportunity between major hubs

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist  in  Storrs, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Storrs, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    academia, state university, good benefits

    Cons

    distance to Boston and New York, small number of research faculty

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great Atmosphere. Dedicated Management an

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Farmington, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Research and lab facility are great. Most of UCHC Classes can be taken by UConn grad students. In between Boston and NYC

    Cons

    Distance to main campus. No shuttle but frequent buses to Hartford.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Clinical Engineer

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Farmington, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Small department, offers good learning experience for beginners

    Cons

    Small department, a lot of work to be done, a little unorganized

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clinical Engineering Manager would help.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Very professional, nice atmosphere

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    Former Employee - Statistician  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Statistician in Farmington, CT (US)

    I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Professional, great benefits, nice coworkers, mission of workplace to help others obtain excellent healthcare. Coworkers and managers were always respectful and helpful. great teamwork in department. Onsite cafeteria. Huge facility, felt like its own "mini city". Felt lucky to have worked there.

    Cons

    Work was repetitive- Would have like more contact with patients and families. Often a long walk from parking to work. Sometimes had to take a shuttle from remote lots.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Exciting place to work!

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    Current Employee - Faculty Member  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Faculty Member in Farmington, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    collaborative, interactive, invested group of researchers and clinicians. Great support from the Governor and the state.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Research Assistant 3

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant III  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant III in Farmington, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    State benefits, pension, flexibility, great for research development
    Large interaction between other labs for questions

    Cons

    State deficit issues impact our raises, or lack there of
    Unions
    Hard to move around and branch out of your area

    Recommends
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    Nice Place to work

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student  in  Farmington, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Farmington, CT (US)

    I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Had the best supervisor/PI. Everyone is easy going. Most genetic researchers are excited as Jackson Laboratory is currently under construction along with extending John Dempsey Hospital

    Cons

    Difficult to commute between UConn and UConn Health Center. In frequent bus service during weekends and nights that makes life difficult for researchers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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