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Found 579 of over 656 reviews
4.4
76% Recommend to a Friend
Santa Clara University President Julie Sullivan
48% Approve of CEO

Found 574 of over 656 reviews

4.4
76%
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48%
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Santa Clara University President Julie Sullivan
Julie Sullivan
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Pros
  • "Great people and tons of support for research at the undergraduate level.(in 47 reviews)
  • "The campus is beautiful.(in 34 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours to fit your schedule as a student(in 31 reviews)
  • "Very helpful staff and friendly atmosphere.(in 27 reviews)
  • "Great benefits and close knit community(in 17 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great way for students to make money while learning customer service skills

    Dec 1, 2022 - Technology Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    flexible hours, great employees, good pay

    Cons

    no cons at this time

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Student - On Campus Job

    Nov 20, 2022 - Part Time Job, (Student Job) in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Direct report to professor that cares about the program, get to work with interesting people.

    Cons

    Uses Workday for payment & employment documents which is not a great interface

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent experience in robotics research.

    Nov 17, 2022 - Research Intern 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Learned ROS (Robotics operating system) - Worked with a mix of hardware+software - Conducted field tests

    Cons

    N/A (very positive experience, no cons).

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great time, great professor

    Nov 3, 2022 - Course Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay learned a lot

    Cons

    Some students were annoying haha

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Any job on campus

    Nov 12, 2022 - Undergraduate Student Worker in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Best paid for low work are: FDA, admin assistant for anyone, and TA. Don't have to do much. But will only ever make minimum wage.

    Cons

    Research sometimes doesn't have funding. Don't be afraid to ask around if your PI has a current grant or not.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Experience

    Oct 15, 2022 - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The hours are very flexible The work is not relatively demanding

    Cons

    The work environment entirely depends on the PI

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Positive Employee Experience

    Oct 14, 2022 - Assistant Program Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work environment, friendly people.

    Cons

    I have not discovered any cons.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Pretty Good

    Oct 9, 2022 - Desk Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Coworkers are fun :) - Good pay - Nice job on campus

    Cons

    - Set-ups - Physical Labor

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work

    Oct 11, 2022 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Campus is amazing! Coligues were great Different projects

    Cons

    Small salary. Expensive food options only

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Opportunity for Santa Clara University Students

    Oct 25, 2022 - Sports Marketing Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Offers a wide variety of opportunity (ticketing, audio, video, half-time show hosting, etc.), you schedule your own hours

    Cons

    Shifts are only 3-5 hours long at most, so if you want to gain valuable experience you must be very proactive about claiming shifts

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Santa Clara University has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 656 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at Santa Clara University to a friend and 52% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Santa Clara University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Santa Clara University. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

76% of Santa Clara University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Santa Clara University 4.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Santa Clara University to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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