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Updated January 16, 2018
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  • high pressure for graduate students to graduate as quickly as possible (in 37 reviews)

  • Long hours depending on your professor (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "UCLA Review"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at UCLA as a contractor

    Pros

    It is a great school

    Cons

    No Cons for UCLA so far


  2. "I have loved my opportunities at a school that is so well respected in the field"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UCLA as an intern

    Pros

    desire to contribute, employee satisfaction and retention

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    continue to listen to those around

  3. "Corps Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UCLA part-time

    Pros

    very inclusive and friendly environment

    Cons

    commute was a bit difficult


  4. "It's good"

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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

    Friendly people and research environment

    Cons

    Not that many negative aspects

    Advice to Management

    You're doing a pretty good job


  5. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at UCLA part-time

    Pros

    Great staff. Friendly, welcoming, and full of great opportunities.

    Cons

    Workflow can be slow due to good old fashion bureaucracy but is in general ok.


  6. "Awesome campus to work at"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The job is pretty chill, mainly because there are so many students around. It doesn't feel that much like work, but that can be a drawback as well.

    Cons

    The pay is lower compared to going out to industry.


  7. "Great Place To Work At"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great name, great location and fun work

    Cons

    All of the Los Angeles traffic

  8. "Graduate Teaching Associate"

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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

    Wonderful educational institution and research environment

    Cons

    None, the campus is amazing and working there is amazing

    Advice to Management

    Wonderful management


  9. "researcher"

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

    I worked at UCLA full-time

    Pros

    Lots of freedom, flexible schedule, possible work from home, good health benefits

    Cons

    I really can't complain, good opportunity for young scientists


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UCLA full-time

    Pros

    great collaborations and continued learning

    Cons

    lower pay, still considered a student

    Advice to Management

    Great place to consider for continued learning


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