University of California Berkeley

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Solid University

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Student in Berkeley, CA
Current Employee - Student in Berkeley, CA

I have been working at University of California Berkeley full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

-Top public university in the world
-Surrounded by extremely driven individuals
-Lots of resources (alumni, student organizations, etc.) available to you

Cons

-Some classes are very difficult

Advice to ManagementAdvice

-Telebears in in desperate need of a complete overhaul

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    A great first experience as a Physics GSI (Graduate Student Instructor)

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

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

    Pros

    The students are always nice and listening
    Teachers and head GSI are open and willing to help
    Great salary

    Cons

    A lot of work after midterms and final to grade the papers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good place to go to grad school, but pick your advisor carefully

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

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

    Pros

    Large, vibrant research community. Fun campus community. Lots of opportunities to grow. Good weather. Lots of nice, interesting, smart people around. If you get bored of the east bay, SF is very close.

    Cons

    Professors seem to be hired for their research and not for their teaching or mentoring or advising abilities. It can be hard to find a good advisor who both fits your research interests and is also a good mentor in guiding you towards academic success.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Professors should get more training on how to be good mentors and advisors.

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