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Great experience that pushes your limits surronded by caring staff

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Former Employee - Orientation Leader in Merced, CA
Former Employee - Orientation Leader in Merced, CA

I worked at UC Merced part-time (more than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

*lots of resources
*lots of opportunities to grow
*lots of opportunities to create something of your own
*caring, understanding staff, open minded and respectful

Cons

*the town itself is small and is in the middle of nowhere. Might be difficult for people who look for a big city experience
*since it is a school environment you are expected to act formally and present yourself professionally, no enforced dress code/guidelines but expected to look clean cut

Advice to Management

Be more openminded

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  1. Amazing Experience

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    Former Employee - Success Mentor
    Former Employee - Success Mentor

    I worked at UC Merced full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Staff, Friendly, Approachable, Good Leadership

    Cons

    A few coworkers you might have to put up with that are clearly trying to gain favor from supervisors

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  2. Could have been much better...

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Merced, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Merced, CA

    I have been working at UC Merced part-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - grad student/faculty ratio
    - no social distraction = good research environment
    - nice health benefits
    - with standard UC salaries one can live a nice life in Merced

    Cons

    - no social distraction
    - bad management
    - inexperienced employees all over the place.

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