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"Great team, good research"

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Current Employee - Assistant Specialist in Berkeley, CA
Current Employee - Assistant Specialist in Berkeley, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Great minds in the California PATH research program, very good environment, a good deal for me to experience research before possibly applying for a PhD position. A lot of freedom to learn in different programming areas.

Cons

The salary of a temporary position (less than one year) assistant specialist step 1 is twice or three times less than the one I could expect in the Silicon Valley.

Other Employee Reviews for University of California Berkeley

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work if you don't like challenge"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Perks and benefits are pretty good but salary is still not competitive. I love that I can access public lectures by renowned researchers, authors, and Nobel laureates. It's also a beautiful campus to work in.

    Cons

    Staff experience can vary by individual departments and depends a lot on the leadership. My experience has not included high quality leadership. Given the condition of the state budget and possible future layoffs, staff morale is low and salaries are not competitive.


  2. "Good, but not great."

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    Current Employee - Desktop Consultant in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Desktop Consultant in Berkeley, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay for students. Flexible hours based around your schedule.

    Cons

    Not nearly enough training for the job. The job, instead of teaching you skills, has you feeling more like you're running trivial errands around campus.

    Advice to Management

    More training. More involvement of supervisor for the student teams.

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