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Okay but could have been better

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Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant  in  Davis, CA
Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Davis, CA

Pros

Lots of potential freedom in terms of time (vacations) if you plan things right.

Cons

The graduate student researcher pay scale is based on seemingly arbitrarily set levels, so a graduate student in one group/department can get paid way more than a graduate student in another.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Even out the pay scale for graduate students, and increase based on number or years (to an certain extent), rather than per department. It's not fair.

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Amazing benefits, but...

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II  in  Davis, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Davis, CA

    Pros

    The benefits here are unmatched. You schedule can be flexible and the unions give employees some sense of job security.

    Cons

    There are a lot of angry, grumpy, jaded people working here that make communication and team work difficult.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the people who don't appreciate their jobs.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Research Assistant II in Plant Sciences Lab

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant  in  Davis, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Davis, CA

    Pros

    Flexible hours and friendly people

    Cons

    Tasks and paygrade are far below satisfying

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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