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UC Santa Cruz Reviews

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UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George R. Blumenthal
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    Wonderful experience that helped me develop my professional network and technical abilities.

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    Former Employee - Peer Advisor  in  Santa Cruz, CA
    Former Employee - Peer Advisor in Santa Cruz, CA

    I worked at UC Santa Cruz part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing supervisors and fantastic office relations. When I came into the office for the first time, I didn't know anyone within the school of engineering. After working there for two months I had grown to know almost every student and faculty within that department. I got to work with many different students and shaped my own development as an engineering student.

    Cons

    I have no cons that I can sincerely list. I was always happy to go back into the office and to assist however I could.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to treat the peer advisers as the valuable assets that they are. When working with disgruntled students, or dealing with a difficult academic curriculum, the office support is always appreciated.

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UC Santa Cruz Interviews

Updated Aug 27, 2014
Updated Aug 27, 2014

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    Maintenance Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    A casual conversation, really tries to get to know you. The dress code is not specified but business casual is always a go to if not for a position like this. There may or not be another student worker there to ask you questions as well so do not prepare any butt-kissing answers. They are looking for real personality not generic answers.

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UC Santa Cruz Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Website www.ucsc.edu
Headquarters Santa Cruz, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1965
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Talk about your prime real estate -- this University of California campus overlooks the beach town of Santa Cruz, at the northern end of Monterey Bay. The university enrolls about 15,000 students and offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and about 30 graduate degrees. UC Santa Cruz's campus is arranged in a cluster, with 10 colleges for undergraduates circling central facilities for the sciences, engineering, the student bookstore and commons, and administration. Each college has a different specialty, and each has its own apartments and/or residence halls. UC Santa... More

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