University of Southern California

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Research environment is great for graduate programs.

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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 5 years)

Pros

I was able to choose a great advisor, was free choosing research directions. Research environment is great. I am also be able to approach to courses from other departments. TA workload has been much improved since when I started my program.

Cons

Tuition fees are very expensive even with Americans. Fortunately, I got full TA/RAship.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Director - IT in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Director - IT in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Located in Southern California

    Cons

    Those who can DO, Those who can't TEACH.
    Terrible political environment between Faculty and Staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Benefits are good, pay not so good, people pretty conceited

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    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at University of Southern California full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The benefits, especially if you have health insurance through a spouse
    The retirement plan

    Cons

    The pay, they pay less than the other research labs in the area
    The attitudes of the management, they don't care about the workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to listen to all of the people and don't make them afraid to say anything. Also, be very clear on what is going on and don't assume that everyone knows everything.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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