University of California
3.6 of 5 104 reviews
www.universityofcalifornia.edu Oakland, CA 5000+ Employees

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nice place to start with, but it's very hard to advance

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Oakland, CA

I worked at University of California

Prosgreat benefits, pleasant environment and good location
Most people are nice, but some mid management need training...no management/people skills

Consnot much advancement opp. and no reward for hard work

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Despite low salary, the President's Postdoctoral Fellowship is good vehicle to transition into an academic position

Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee)
Davis, CA

I have been working at University of California


Pros: Reputation, first and foremost. The UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship is one of the most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships in the United States. Your CV may go… Cons: LOW salary. $41,200 in 2011, plus 4,000 in research funds (travel to conferences, translation services, educational materials, workshops, etc.). Considering the cost of life in… Advice to Senior Management: The leadership of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is excellent. They are really on top of fellows' needs, a well-oiled machine. However, UC in general, as… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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A once good place to work that has been overtaken by overpaid, terrible executive and senior management.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Oakland, CA

I worked at University of California


Pros: Some people on the frontline doing actual work. Less and less… Cons: Terrible communication in that misleading (at the minimum and outright lies in some cases) communication is constantly spewed. Way too top heavy. … Advice to Senior Management: Nothing really because nothing will change unless a President is hired that is truly commited to higher education, rather than personal compensation. Look no… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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