UC Riverside

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UC Riverside Reviews

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    Great environment, relaxed and supportive of great research

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Riverside, CA

    I have been working at UC Riverside full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Low cost of living means fellowship money goes far

    Cons

    Pollution, traffic, not particularly close to anything exciting

    Recommends
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UC Riverside Interviews

Updated Dec 8, 2014
Updated Dec 8, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at UC Riverside.

    Interview Details

    the process was pretty smooth. You apply then you get interviewed by a panel of 2 people. Basic questions( tell me about yourself, why do you want to be an RA, etc). then you take a class which is like a 6 week interview. they then pick the best people in the class for the job. while your in the class make sure that you are outgoing and speak up don't blend in to the class.

    Interview Questions
    • the class was the most unexpected part. A lot of it was behavioral so they just want to see how you would respond to various situations.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    there is no negotiation. salary is set. free housing and and $100 stipend. each year you stay on staff you get a $50 increase to your stipend.
    Accepted Offer

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Website www.ucr.edu
Headquarters Riverside, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The University of California, Riverside is not among the best known of the 10 UC campuses, but it is home to about 17,000 students, including some 2,000 graduate students. The campus covers 1,200 acres and is located 50 miles east of Los Angeles. A branch campus is located in Palm Desert. The school has its origins in a citrus agricultural station established in 1907, where grad students did coursework. A college opened for classes in early 1954, and it was designated a university in 1959. UC Riverside offers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as Ph.D. programs... More

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