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Best job to work in UCLA

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Former Employee - Engineering Course Reader in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Engineering Course Reader in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at UCLA part-time (less than an year)

Pros

Nice environment to work in, supervisors and co-workers are very accommodating.
Available for international students.

Cons

Although the requirement for this job is to get at least a B+ in that class, an A is more preferable.
Must be highly organized.

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None

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    Good experience as a teaching assistant

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

    I worked at UCLA part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay level differs according to teaching experience. Usually pays better than a graduate student researcher position.

    Cons

    Some courses requires heavy grading duties, but can be arranged with an additional grader if one asks early.

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    Location, Location, Location

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at UCLA full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    A majority of the people you will work with are the nicest people you'll ever meet in a workplace. The benefits and time off are awesome.

    Cons

    Everything depends on what department you work in. A few are great, most a good, a few are awful. Many managers got to their position not necessarily by being competent at their job but by managing to outlast everyone else. Every job is politics heavy and affecting any change can be almost impossible. Know your place and keep your head down is generally the name of the game.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid of innovation. Just because it's the way you've always done it doesn't mean there isn't a better way to do it. Be wary of the little kingdoms that people tend to build, this and stagnation kills morale.

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