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    Former Employee - Career Counselor  in  Berkeley, CA
    Former Employee - Career Counselor in Berkeley, CA

    I worked at University of California as an intern for less than a year


    -great environment
    -your opinion matters
    -staff development
    -motivated students
    -great leadership


    -location is slightly off campus

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    Graduate Student Researcher Interview

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    Department was very communicative, faculty were great to speak with, students were very helpful in sharing information about the department and courses. Students were also very responsive by email. Department was very fast in making the decision and letting you know. Visit days are well-organized.

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Best Places to Work in Academia (San Francisco, Davis, & Los Angeles), The Scientist, 2009

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Headquarters Oakland, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1868
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Working for UC means helping to shape the quality of life for people throughout California and around the world. No other university does as much for so many. For almost 150 years, the University of California has educated the brightest minds and helped California become a beacon of innovation. Our campuses routinely are ranked among the best in the world. But our reach extends beyond campus borders. Our people connect the dots, exchange ideas, make advancements and unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe every day. They engage local governments and underserved... More

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