Occidental College Reviews

Updated May 2, 2022

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Flexible Student Work

    May 2, 2022 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work as a student worker is flexible

    Cons

    No cons other than it is a minimum wage job

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Apr 27, 2022 - Student 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Welcoming environment for student workers

    Cons

    I have no cons at this time

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee

    good

    Apr 27, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    very good, caring, and inspiring

    Cons

    there are no cons working here

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Student Services Professional

    Apr 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Small campus community with great students.

    Cons

    Parking was not great. Not many opportunities for upward career mobility

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Occidental College

    Apr 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Majority of staff is friendly and approachable

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can be difficult and frustrating to navigate

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Has been fantastic to work at during college

    Apr 9, 2022 - ITS Help Desk Technician in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great Environment and Cool people

    Cons

    None I can think of

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent

    Mar 30, 2022 - Media Technician 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Nice place to work at.

    Cons

    Not too busy during business hours.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great community

    Apr 12, 2022 - Marketing 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    New inspiring leadership; can have good work life balance.

    Cons

    Limited professional development or advancement

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Department Coordinator

    Apr 12, 2022 - Department Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work. Everyone is supportive and king and you really won't find anything else like it.

    Cons

    very low pay and HR needs some work.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Senior Fellow

    Mar 17, 2022 - Senior Fellow 
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    Pros

    Kind staff, easy communication, work flexibility

    Cons

    Worked during covid times, which made everything remote

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Occidental College Reviews FAQs

Occidental College has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5, based on over 144 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at Occidental College to a friend and 27% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Occidental College employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Occidental College. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

78% of Occidental College employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Occidental College 4.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.6 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Occidental College to be management, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, compensation.

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