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"loved it, wish i hadn't left"

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Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in Los Angeles, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at University of Southern California full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

opportunities for growth, flexibility, intellectual rigor, working with supportive mentors and interesting colleagues. work life balance, conferences

Cons

commute, bureaucracy, parking fees, constant construction; pressure to perform; sense of always needing to one-up other regional research universities

Advice to Management

pay more.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Southern California

  1. "Reseasrch at USC"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great open, creative and energetic environment to work.

    Cons

    Research administration overhead is a large portion of research spending.

    Advice to Management

    Need to increase efficiency in administration.


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    "Very nice work environment"

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    Former Contractor - Annotator/Transcriber in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Contractor - Annotator/Transcriber in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The place is great if you manage to get in on a permanent contract. Flexible work hours, friendly people, great opportunity to learn, self pace,

    Cons

    Downside is that very often these are temporary positions outsourced to staff agencies. That means that the agency is taking a big portion of your money.

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