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Great

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in San Diego, CA
Approves of CEO

I have been working at UC San Diego full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

great research environment and rich funding resources

Cons

parking is not free and very limited

Other Employee Reviews for UC San Diego

  1. Way more laid back than I expected

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC San Diego full-time

    Pros

    Great familial, pleasant work environment. I'm surrounded by people who are obviously very qualified (and possibly underpaid) for the work we perform, but this environment has little to no toxic qualities about it (i.e., very little complaining, management meddling, petty political BS). There's pressure, but it's more about completing our projects as opposed to reactionary management pressure based on quarterly results. Also, the extremely few (less than 5) times I've had to stay late to work was completely my own choice.

    Cons

    The only gripe I have on a regular basis is that there are almost 10 passwords I need to remember to get between the many different systems. Parking can be an issue and is costly to get a permit. Also, if you like to buy lunch, food choices are often a good 10+ minute walk away, so if you have a short lunch break, bringing lunch is preferable.

    Advice to Management

    Technology is really good compared to past organizations I've been with, but it seems to be inconsistently deployed (i.e., some employees have mobile email, only some employees have chat/Skype, etc.)


  2. Intramural Sports Department

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sports Assistant in La Jolla, CA
    Former Employee - Sports Assistant in La Jolla, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC San Diego part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, relaxed environment. Good networking with students, chance to hang out in gyms and sports fields. Accepts work-study students for employment.

    Cons

    Positions only available to currently enrolled undergraduate students. Pay isn't great, there is limited availability for jobs beyond undergraduate positions.


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