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UC Davis Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  • Time consuming for graduate students' class and weekends (in 23 reviews)

  • Lengthy payroll process, low pay compared to the experiences and profession you have (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Candidate of the Graduate School of Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Davis full-time

    Pros

    The GSM is a fantastic blend of hands-on learning and real-world experiences. I look forward to continuing my work in the Agribusiness industry with the knowledge and experience that attending the GSM will give me.

    Cons

    There are no downsides as of now. We are currently in Orientation and although the process is very long and at times arduous it is helpful.


  2. "Computer Room Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Low stress job

    Formal training on multiple pieces of software and hardware

    Flexible hours

    Cons

    Lot of downtime in certain labs which can be pretty boring

  3. "Biology Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UC Davis part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible hours, get to work with awesome staff, constant learning environment, never a dull moment, tons of free food.

    Cons

    Some experiments can be very tedious, sometimes hard to coordinate with people who you aren't physically working with


  4. "Fun job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UC Davis part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, low-demand work, fun

    Cons

    not many hours for people looking to work a lot


  5. "Student position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very flexible and understanding staff

    Cons

    since it was a student position, I was limited to 20 hours per week


  6. "UC Davis Stores Part-Time Employee"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Davis, CA
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Davis, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UC Davis part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility with class schedule .
    Job is easy.

    Cons

    Not enough shifts and there too few cashiers after the first two weeks of school start.
    Can get a bit boring during slow times.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more cashiers so that current cashiers are not overwhelmed.


  7. "UC Davis"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UC Davis full-time

    Pros

    Great people and work environment

    Cons

    There are no cons to working for UC Davis

  8. "Computer Room Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Fun, flexible position that provides a lot of good experience

    Cons

    Supervisors are learning so sometimes they're not that good at supervising


  9. "Baker"

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    Former Employee - Baker II in Davis, CA
    Former Employee - Baker II in Davis, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UC Davis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and great benefits

    Cons

    Bad management, terrible employees with poisonous personalities allowed to stay.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of poisonous employees. Yes, even with a union, it's possible guys!


  10. "Research Associate / Business Analytics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Davis full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, Great environment

    Cons

    There is nothing that i did not like about this job.


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