UC Davis Reviews

Updated Aug 8, 2020

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4.4
86%
Recommend to a Friend
39%
Approve of CEO
UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi
Linda Katehi
443 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working as an intern here allowed me to gain experience in my field with very flexible hours(in 98 reviews)

  • "Inclusive and proactive work environment(in 87 reviews)

Cons
  • "low pay rate, no break for meal(in 49 reviews)

  • "There are no cons I can think of(in 31 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Overall great for students"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker 

    I worked at UC Davis part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow your network and build new skills

    Cons

    Hard to travel from one area of campus to the next for this particular job

  2. "Great On campus job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Tutor in Davis, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UC Davis part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - on campus - regular schedule - you choose which hours and how many you are willing to work

    Cons

    might be hard to get a lot of hours if there are only a few very specific subjects you want to tutor


  3. "Nice way to get experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student ServiceNow Developer in Davis, CA

    I have been working at UC Davis part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Organized, Meaningful work, Supportive team, Beginner-friendly

    Cons

    Co-workers are much older (I would say 35-40+y/o... I'm in my 20s), from what I could see a lot of people on the team were contract workers

  4. "Graduate student life"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Davis, CA

    I have been working at UC Davis full-time

    Pros

    Life as a student is nice, a lot of flexibility

    Cons

    Long work hours but that is to be expected from graduate school

  5. "Fun culture. boring work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Coffee House Cashier in Davis, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC Davis part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very fun culture, managers are your peers.

    Cons

    you are a cashier and that is boring.

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  6. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Student Library Assistant in Davis, CA

    I worked at UC Davis part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, approachable work environment

    Cons

    Can not think of anything noteworthy

  7. "Great Opportunity"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Davis, CA

    I have been working at UC Davis part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    As a graduate student, this position allows me to earn a salary with my tuition paid for. There is a great union available that consistently looks out for working rights.

    Cons

    The quality of the job is dependent on the Professor you work with, so be sure to choose wisely.

  8. "Safe choice to gain working experience"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Student Assistant 

    I worked at UC Davis part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Convenient location for students and flexible schedule

    Cons

    The minimal wage for most STDT positions

  9. "Alright"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Davis, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UC Davis part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good support and lots to learn

    Cons

    Work is not very fast paced

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  10. "Fast paced but organized"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Student Dining Hall Worker in Davis, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC Davis part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Good work environment.

    Cons

    Fast paced. Can be stressfull. But other than that not much.

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