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UC Riverside Reviews

Updated April 12, 2019
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  1. "All the stars"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UC Riverside part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great way to gain experience and job's on campus so easy to get to class.

    Cons

    Everything was good. nothing bad.


  2. "Good Experience Overall"

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    Former Employee - Doctoral Candidate in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Doctoral Candidate in Riverside, CA

    I worked at UC Riverside full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Variety of on-campus resources and programs available to graduate students.

    Cons

    Graduate students have to pay a fee every term for the new(er) on-campus gym, which most of them don't even use.

  3. "GSA at UCR"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The environment is very professional an academic and it is ideal for a graduate student.

    Cons

    I can't find any cons.


  4. "Great campus and people bad parking"

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    Current Employee - Staff Research Associate in Loma Linda, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Research Associate in Loma Linda, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The energy of the campus is amazing. People are friendly and accepting

    Cons

    Parking is expensive and far


  5. "Current Ph.D. Student in CS"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Faculties and staffs are helpful and resourceful. Good opportunities for research.

    Cons

    Location is an issue. Salaries could be a bit better.


  6. "Part-time RSA"

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    Former Employee - Resident Services Assistant
    Former Employee - Resident Services Assistant

    I worked at UC Riverside part-time

    Pros

    -flexible schedule
    -can work on hw if there's nothing to do

    Cons

    -coworkers (some of the are fake)


  7. "Good for students"

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    Former Employee - Support Media Operator in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Support Media Operator in Riverside, CA

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

    Pros

    Job was great for students because during downtime you can study or work on homework

    Cons

    Management needs to be more organized

  8. "UCR"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC Riverside part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus with friendly faculty. Truly believes in giving back to the community.

    Cons

    Parking can be tough. Limited opportunities for professional growth.


  9. "Great work for current students"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Extremely flexible work schedule (set your own hours, work from home on some projects)
    -Work on cutting edge research
    -Understands that education is a priority
    -Great at building research and analytical skills

    Cons

    -Pay is fair but not high
    -Work can be tedious

    Advice to Management

    More leadership on projects would be welcome


  10. "Good University to study and practice teaching"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    decent wages; unionized; positive academic environment

    Cons

    hot and dry weather systems; workload varies by professor for whom you TA