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Updated Jul 8, 2014

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4.2 76 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Santa Clara University President Michael E. Engh

Michael E. Engh

(38 ratings)

95% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Jesuit university, so the school values the work-life balance immensely(in 6 reviews)

  • Informative, helpful and very connected faculty and staff(in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • It is only part-time, with the inability to make a decent living(in 4 reviews)

  • Many employees and students are from local and many students are from rich families(in 3 reviews)

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    Multi-Cultural Center

    Receptionist (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsIt was a easy job; I was allowed to do homework when it was slow.

    ConsThe job didn't pay much which was expected since I was just a receptionist.

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    Graduate Business Programs Student Assistant

    Student Assistant (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsProfessional, networking opportunities, friendly environment

    ConsMinimum wage and no increases in pay.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink about increasing the pay for student assistants who have worked over a year.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was great! Definitely a place you would want to come and work on a daily basis. Highly recommended.

    Tutor (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsFriendly environment. Great people to work with. A very supportive community to surround yourself with. Awesome place to be.

    ConsThere really weren't any I can think of.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Amazing!

    Transportation Services Assistant (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsWork with talented individuals who share a common vision of competence, conscience, and compassion. Amazing opportunities to work within the community and give service to others.

    ConsOften rude customers that come in wanting you to make exceptions for them, but this is a great way to improve customer service skills. This job definitely tests your patience and your organization skills.

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good coworkers, good environment, very enjoyable

    Mechanical Lab Intern (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsInteresting projects, flexible hours, good coworkers

    ConsLong hours expected, low pay

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Student Worker

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsStudent workers are very well treated. Pay was very satisfactory as well

    ConsWorking in some positions on campus can be difficult if friends constantly require favors

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    Great place to work, great environment, great colleagues.

    Lecturer (Current Employee) Santa Clarita, CA

    ProsGood salaries, friendly atmosphere, good students.

    ConsWorkload can get pretty heavy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I love my job!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsStimulating, academic, diverse environment. Interesting and intelligent people.

    ConsSalaries are low. Some people do significantly more work than others in similar roles.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center

    Law Clerk/Student Intern (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsYou get to help those who are in need and do not have the means to hire counsel.

    The supervising attorneys give good guidance on what is necessary to be successful.

    Great experience.

    ConsThere are limited number of parking spots in front of the Law Center.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Culture

    Student Assistant (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsGreat place to work, helpful staff and HR

    ConsThere aren't many that come to mind. Hard to Advance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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