University of California Berkeley
3.9 of 5 590 reviews
www.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA 500 to 999 Employees

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Employee)
Berkeley, CA

ProsGreat name brand and decent benefits. They have a postdoctoral union now, that helps keep things fair for postdocs. They have a lot of resources for postdocs in terms of job hunting and groups.

ConsThe pay is lower for postdocs than at most other bay area universities. Also you will be a postdoctoral researcher, which is it's own con.

Advice to Senior ManagementAll of the HR or ordering systems at Berkeley are a mess, and the operational initiatives are not working.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very laid back and welcoming of new workers

    Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: Friendly people who want to work well together. Great environment,… Cons: Long and uncertain hours, hard to get individual attention and… Advice to Senior Management: Manage money differently and interact with the employees. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good work-study experience.

    Student Assistant (Former Employee)
    Richmond, CA

    I worked at University of California Berkeley as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: - flexible work hours (can work around your class schedule) Cons: - RFS is quite a distance from campus (need to take… More
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