University of California Berkeley

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Postdoctoral Researcher

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Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Berkeley, CA
Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Berkeley, CA

I worked at University of California Berkeley full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great 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.

Cons

The 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 ManagementAdvice

All of the HR or ordering systems at Berkeley are a mess, and the operational initiatives are not working.

Recommends
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    Great benefits, nice lifestyle job

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    Former Employee - Staff Research Associate in Berkeley, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Research Associate in Berkeley, CA

    I worked at University of California Berkeley part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very good benefits and health insurance. Very little overtime (except during peak hours) and relaxed atmosphere because it's a lifestyle job. Not a great place to spend a career, but okay.

    Cons

    Depending on the department, workload can be crazy sometimes and completely nonexistent at other times. In addition, the bureaucracy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Very laid back and welcoming of new workers

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly people who want to work well together. Great environment, many great places to eat, and learn a lot.

    Cons

    Long and uncertain hours, hard to get individual attention and lack of communication.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Manage money differently and interact with the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
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