University of Southern California

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PhD student

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Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at University of Southern California full-time (more than an year)

Pros

education, professor, sunshine, convenience, friends

Cons

population, transportation, hard, safety, expensive

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Ask for more funding

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    USC experience: good if you are an employee, average if you are a post-doc on a fellowship

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in East Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in East Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Good benefits: match 401K contribution, health care benefits options, strong alumni network, winter break vacation

    Cons

    -Private university: PIs do not have to pay post-docs NIH salary standard; lose employee benefits when your salary is paid from a fellowship (currently working to correct it).

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Fantastic opportunity to work with some of the fields best minds

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at University of Southern California as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Got to work with some of the best professors in the field
    Work on some innovative research projects
    The experience working at USC will definitely help me get closer to a PhD

    Cons

    Construction can be annoying around campus
    The weather is so nice all the time its hard to stay in and study when you can enjoy the women and weather of Southern California.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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