UC Berkeley
3.9 of 5 527 reviews
www.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA 500 to 999 Employees

527 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Great benefits, nice lifestyle job

Staff Research Associate (Former Employee)
Berkeley, CA

I worked at UC Berkeley part-time for more than a year

ProsVery good benefits and health insurance. Very little overtime (except during peak hours) and relaxed atmosphere because it's a lifestyle job. Not a great place to spend a career, but okay.

ConsDepending on the department, workload can be crazy sometimes and completely nonexistent at other times. In addition, the bureaucracy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

 

Very laid back and welcoming of new workers

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Berkeley, CA

I have been working at UC Berkeley as an intern for more than a year


Pros: Friendly people who want to work well together. Great environment,… Cons: Long and uncertain hours, hard to get individual attention and… Advice to Senior Management: Manage money differently and interact with the employees. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

1 person found this helpful  

Great benefits and nice people, but disorganized

Administrative Assistant II (Former Employee)
Berkeley, CA

I worked at UC Berkeley full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The benefits, vacation/sick leave and work/life balance are fantastic and there are a lot of employee… Cons: Processes are disorganized and there is a lack of communication between departments who need to work together. It's very hard to advance in your career… Advice to Senior Management: Assign supervisors to supervise employees whose tasks they understand. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

There are newer reviews on UC Berkeley.

Worked for UC Berkeley? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at UC Berkeley reviews and ratings — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for UC Berkeley CEO Nicholas B. Dirks. All reviews posted anonymously by UC Berkeley employees.