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graduate student researcher

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Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA
Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA

I have been working at University of California Berkeley full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

People are very friendly, very smart and very willing to learn new things, or teach things to others. Compensation in the sciences is pretty good, and if you look hard enough you can find fellowships.

Cons

There are very few ways to resolve conflicts within research groups. Conflict and group culture vary wildly between different departments and research groups, so be sure to look into that carefully. Berkeley is a fairly expensive place to live as well.

Advice to Management

There should be more ways to resolve conflicts with advisers and within research groups. Some of the sceince lab facilities really need an upgrade to keep up with other top tier research institutions.

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  1. Pretty good so far i think

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    Current Employee - Tutor in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Tutor in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Smart students, great flexibility, higher than min wage

    Cons

    sometimes no one shows up :/


  2. Helpful (1)

    Wonderful job. I need to find a similar one now that I'm in the 'real world'.

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    Former Employee - Lead Clerk in Berkeley, CA
    Former Employee - Lead Clerk in Berkeley, CA

    I worked at University of California Berkeley part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great Management, Co-workers usually nice as well, not a lot of micro-management.

    Cons

    The morning shift...and dealing with a capella groups.

    Advice to Management

    no advice, they were wonderful


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