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Updated Aug 7, 2022

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4.3
87% Recommend to a Friend
77% Approve of CEO

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4.3
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University of California Berkeley Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Carol T. Christ (no image)
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Our boss has always been great and the people you work with are all very engaging.(in 220 reviews)
  • "Great benefits are offered in UC system(in 193 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and only have to commit as much or as little as you'd like(in 153 reviews)
  • "The campus is beautiful and the students are laid back and a pleasant environment to working.(in 87 reviews)
  • "Very talented colleagues and great science happening there.(in 69 reviews)
Cons
  • "The low pay means that you have to put in alot of work hours to get a decent salary.(in 196 reviews)
  • "sometimes busy and low salary(in 129 reviews)
  • "Over worked and poor management(in 60 reviews)
  • "If the department has poor leadership, there will be higher turnover in that department.(in 21 reviews)
  • "Certain managers go out of their way to 'cheat' workers out of such opportunities.(in 18 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great entry job

    Aug 7, 2022 - Library Page 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Easy to work at, give hours based around classes

    Cons

    Only open Mon-Fri 8-5, so not entirely flexible, not much room to move up in company as a student.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    UC Berkeley

    Aug 5, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work with brilliant scientists Lots of resources Decent support for Postdocs

    Cons

    Low salary (like all postdocs) Expensive to live in the Bay Area

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Feels like home

    Aug 2, 2022 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Inclusive, and trying to better themselves

    Cons

    Older professors very much live by the "can't teach an old dog new tricks"

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Enjoyed my time

    Aug 2, 2022 - Lead Peer Advisor in UC Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The staff are fantastic. I enjoyed working with them.

    Cons

    Pay is quite low, even for a work-study position.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    A great place to work

    Jul 31, 2022 - Graduate Student Services Advisor in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent service and focus on graduate student development

    Cons

    Opportunities for growth in one department where one must move out of the academic unit to find an elevated position

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good for part-time student job

    Jul 27, 2022 - Coordinator 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    With all work-study jobs I had at Cal, hours were very flexible.

    Cons

    As a student, you really need to be disciplined in balancing your work-study and school life.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Review of role

    Jul 23, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    work-study, friendly, convenient location, experience

    Cons

    lots of transition, part-time, minimum wage

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Staff

    Jul 21, 2022 - Daycare Assistant Teacher in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Amazing and friendly staff who made me feel respected

    Cons

    Limited working hours if they already had too little or too many people on schedule

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    good benefits, low salary

    Aug 3, 2022 - Staff Research Associate in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    had dental insurance, retirement account

    Cons

    low salary for skill level

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Wonderful experience, but be realistic about the COL

    Aug 1, 2022 - PhD Graduate Student in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People are brilliant! The intellectual energy is infectious.

    Cons

    I am tired, and the PhD stipend is tough for the Bay Area.

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