University College Cork Reviews

Updated Sep 27, 2022

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4.2
90%
Recommend to a Friend
98%
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University College Cork President Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy
79 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working conditions, rapidly expanding company(in 13 reviews)

  • "Great experience and good people to work with(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No career progression and short contracts(in 6 reviews)

  • "No job security for research support staff(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great work

      Sep 1, 2022 - Forklift Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay, benefits and a great work environment.

      Cons

      Cant really think of any.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Enjoy it, but career progression is difficult

      Sep 27, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment, lovely campus to work in, lively atmosphere.

      Cons

      It is difficult to progress career, there should be more opportunities offering relevant courses to employees to assist with career progression

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Sep 21, 2022 - PhD Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good research community in the university

      Cons

      administration sometimes hard to get in contact with

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Full of competent people

      Aug 27, 2022 - PhD Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good supervision and administration for the course.

      Cons

      Just good things to say

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good job but no benefits

      Sep 8, 2022 - Research Assistant in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work from home/hybrid work environment Not micromanaged Starting pay is good

      Cons

      No benefits or bonuses Not much annual leave

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Excellent

      Aug 16, 2022 - Academic in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great campus, friendly staff, academic freedom

      Cons

      As a university, I can’t think of any.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      phd in Ucc

      Aug 6, 2022 - PhD Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good campus and working environments

      Cons

      stipend is limited. high rent

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Really nice

      Jul 30, 2022 - Sales Development Representative (SDR) 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun nice people and staff

      Cons

      Long hours but reawarding work

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Tutoring for helping undergraduates

      Jul 24, 2022 - Student Tutor in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      can be flexible and work around your regular job

      Cons

      need quite a time of preparation

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Place to work

      Aug 6, 2022 - Systems Administrator in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Place to work. Great people

      Cons

      very long hours, lots of users

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    University College Cork has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 329 reviews left anonymously by employees. 90% of employees would recommend working at University College Cork to a friend and 82% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University College Cork employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University College Cork. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    90% of University College Cork employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University College Cork 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.4 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

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