University of California Berkeley

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Excellent research, but postdoc level pay

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Berkeley, CA
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Berkeley, CA

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

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

World class research (I'm in neuroscience), excellent location. In the past few years Berkeley has taken "alternative" careers more seriously for STEM researchers and now offers many workshops to help people looking beyond the academic track.

Cons

Postdoc pay lags Stanford (but hey, you're a postdoc). Postdocs are basically on the NIH pay scale. Also, Berkeley's academic disciplines can be a little siloed.

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  1. Amazing

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, awesome bosses. Good pay and work on campus so you are close to good food and things to do.

    Cons

    Coworkers are students so they are not the best at showing up for their shift or being professional.

  2. Wonderful student job for computer savvy students looking to provide IT Tech Support to campus departments

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

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

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

    Pros

    -Well-structured and well-informed leadership.
    -Good pay for an on-campus/workstudy job.
    -Lots of room for growth, promotion and development of IT skills

    Cons

    -Work tasks can get a little monotonous at times: (e.g. replacing printer toner)
    -At times you can get stuck working with unmotivated students

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