University of Cambridge
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This was a wonderful place to work, helping out the scientists carry out their day to day work. I learnt a lot about the working enviroment, and enjoyed the company of my colleagues.
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Don't become an animal technician

Don't become an animal technician, it's a souless job that not suitable for anyone who wants to do something positive.Do something else with your life, if your thinking it's a cool/good career then your wrong.Good luck with finding the right job.

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Good hours, job security

Cons

Workload, terrible environment
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  • Supportive environment
  • Feeling of personal appreciation
  • Time and location flexibility

High workload and repetitive

Working hours are OK, overtime is well compensated and arranged with good notice. Workload is very repetitive and not very engaging. Lots of micromanaging and little opportunity to progress and take on new responsibilities.
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Productive and fun workplace

Overall, a very enjoyable experience and I have progressed at a good pace. There is a good structure and plenty of opportunity to progress and a good future on the horizon for the university.

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People lol.
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4.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.5 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.7 out of 5 stars for Management
3.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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