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Graduate Student Research Assistant

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Current Employee - Graduate Student Research Assistant in Berkeley, CA
Current Employee - Graduate Student Research Assistant in Berkeley, CA

I have been working at Lawrence Berkeley Lab part-time (more than an year)

Pros

The Lab is a great place to be working towards your PhD. The facilities are of course top notch, and people are excited to contribute to Science, which make this a great place to make your teeth in Science.

Cons

While fairly protected at my level, I can tell politics do play a role at the Lab. Also, it is sometimes difficult to assess self performance as indicators are not available for student positions.

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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Surrounded by bunch of genius people

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Lawrence Berkeley Lab full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Always can find right person who can help you out of the problem, share the thoughts and get some idea from others. A lot of ways to get what you want fast.

    Cons

    Cafeteria won't open during the dinner time and weekend, making a real problem for the food when the experiments go late.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Lawrence Berkeley Lab full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative environment. On the operations side, the lab works hard to try to stay up to date with industry, in spite of being a UC/DOE run entity. In terms of careers, successful individuals find their value and create worth through looking beyond immediate work.

    Cons

    Some of the science side of the lab has little or no value for operations and little interest in developing a peer relationship. Salary.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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