Industry Fellowship: Benefits
The fellow is an employee of University of the
Sciences in Philadelphia and is entitled to full benefits, which include
health, dental, disability, life insurance, USciences tuition remission and
reimbursement, health care, dependent care and transit reimbursement accounts,
and access to the University’s athletic recreation center For more information
on these benefits, please refer to the Human
Resources web pages.
Paid time off includes nine standard University holidays 5
vacation days, 3 personal days, 2 floating holidays, and 5 sick days per year. Fellows may carry-over up to 5 vacation days
into year two of the fellowship. The fellow will not be financially compensated
for any unused leave time.
Approved leaves of absence are granted per the USciences Employee
Handbook Time Away from Work Policy. Leave of absence cannot exceed 3 months
and any leave time which exceeds unused time accrued will be unpaid. Fellows will
not receive benefits during a leave of absence.
fellow will have a designated office space on campus with access to a desktop
computer and printer for their personal use. Through USciences, the fellow has
access to a wide variety of Microsoft Office-based computer software programs
for word processing, data management and data analysis. USciences also
maintains a password protected web-based teaching tool, learning management
system, for maintaining practice site related documents such as readings,
guidelines, and protocols, as well as teaching-related materials for didactic
and experiential teaching. Administrative assistant support for
word-processing, editing and formatting of resident work-related materials and
correspondence will also be provided.