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UC Riverside Reviews

Updated January 18, 2018
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Pros
  • Friendly work environment, great interactions with variety of patrons that come into the SRC (in 36 reviews)

  • Good work-life balance, friendly grad students, helpful TADP office (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • The pay is low and it is difficult to find a healthy work/life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • Not much room for growth in my particular field (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Nice place"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UC Riverside part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, friendly grad students, helpful TADP office.

    Cons

    A LOT of students in breadth courses and sometimes weird experimental teaching formats.


  2. "Graduate student"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside part-time

    Pros

    Flexible time,nice research facility,friendly environment

    Cons

    very very very low salary.
    less facility

  3. "Postdoctoral fellowship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UC Riverside full-time

    Pros

    Good relationship with boss. Very friendly, and flexible.

    Cons

    Work long hours. lots of bureaucracy and paperwork.


  4. "Salary"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UC Riverside full-time

    Pros

    Great health benefits for family

    Cons

    Hard to find room for growth


  5. "UCR Work Review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC Riverside part-time

    Pros

    Very diverse community, a lot of benefits.

    Cons

    Some of the people you work with are not very intelligent.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!


  6. "athlete"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Athlete in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Athlete in Riverside, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UC Riverside full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Has a very beautiful campus and good professors

    Cons

    Need to expand on the parking lot

    Advice to Management

    Add more parking


  7. "Nice place to study"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people around, quite and clean campus

    Cons

    Not so active on things like research.

  8. "Postdoctoral Researcher at Kearney Ag Center"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UC Riverside full-time

    Pros

    Very well known University in Agriculture

    Cons

    Parlier is a small comunity so you have to commute 30 if you want a bigger city


  9. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very fun to work here

    Cons

    Lots of working in the office


  10. "Good working environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC Riverside full-time

    Pros

    Attentive to graduation students and teaching assistants. Availability of department resources. Clear communication channel.

    Cons

    Lack of updated equipment, salary.


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