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Former Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at UCLA part-time for less than a year

Pros

-good colleagues
-challenging academic environment
-excellent students

Cons

--it's a huge university, so bureaucracy is inevitable
--funding cuts definitely hurt teaching staff with crazy staff to student ratios esp in summer

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    good experience

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at UCLA as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    - great teaching experience for PhD students
    - opportunity to become very familiar with an area outside of your expertise
    - opportunity to develop your own teaching and grading philosophy

    Cons

    - the quality of your experience greatly depends on the faculty member that you TA for.
    - overworked sometimes; too many students per TA
    - dealing with aggressive students when it comes to your grades

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    None

    Recommends
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    Great environment to work, and opportunities for education

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    Current Employee - Staff Research Associate II  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Research Associate II in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at UCLA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    lots of educational opportunities and can be part of world class research teams

    Cons

    Not many promotions available in positions, only standardized pay increases

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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