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Updated February 21, 2017
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  • Graduate students are overworked as TAs, have minimal parental leave (in 32 reviews)

  • On-campus parking is expensive and hard to find (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Math Tutor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UCLA part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Supervisors care about you, decent pay

    Cons

    No cons at all, honestly.


  2. "Nice People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UCLA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It is a great family atmosphere.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons.

    Advice to Management

    None


  3. "Student"

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

    I have been working at UCLA full-time

    Pros

    Best undergraduate experience. Great education, people, opportunities, activities, sports, etc.!

    Cons

    Big university, so need to find a good support system!

    Advice to Management

    Please listen to the students and faculty


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  5. "Excellent Program, Cares about Employees and Underrepresented Students"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Peer Learning Facilitator in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Peer Learning Facilitator in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UCLA part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The salaries are high, the staff is very knowledgeable, and the culture is very friendly.

    Cons

    Positions are limited. If you want to work at AAP, you must show proof of excellence and being able to handle a lot of work.

    Advice to Management

    Create more accountability on the time-sheet system to prevent abuse.


  6. "i like it"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Janitor
    Current Employee - Janitor

    I have been working at UCLA (More than a year)

    Pros

    so good man go to it

    Cons

    so bad service time sometimes

    Advice to Management

    relax


  7. "Teaching Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UCLA (More than a year)

    Pros

    Part time, flexible schedule, great students

    Cons

    Not too many cons actually


  8. "UCLA is good to graduate students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UCLA full-time

    Pros

    wonderful recreation center, good support for physical and mental health

    Cons

    high pressure for graduate students to graduate as quickly as possible


  9. "Student and President of Undergraduate Investment Society"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent laboratory and academic resources

    Cons

    I do not think there are any cons


  10. "Research lab at UCLA"

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

    I have been working at UCLA full-time

    Pros

    Great community of people working on cutting edge research. Lots of different disciplines to get involved in.

    Cons

    Can be a bit bureaucratic.


  11. "Glad to be here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Benefits and reliable job

    Cons

    Departments can only increase pay by 15% even if you change job classifications change.



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