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University of Southern California Los Angeles Reviews

Updated February 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Wonderful place to work that offers a good fit for varying levels of employees, which contributes to a uniquely well-blended work environment (in 88 reviews)

  • Strong focus on work life balance (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • no cons for this particular job (in 26 reviews)

  • low salary for the first semester (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary + health insurance

    Cons

    Extra hours, no advance opportunities


  2. "Supportive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule , friendly and easy going

    Cons

    The Commute via LA down town traffic has its moments .. Thanks to metro rail now though

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for being supportive


  3. "Operations Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible hours
    nice people
    able to research a lot!

    Cons

    Nothing they were great! I really enjoyed my time there

    Advice to Management

    Nothing!


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  5. "Work life in University of Southern California"

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    Current Employee - Graduate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Highly skilled professors, very nice staff and ambitious students.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  6. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great learning experience

    Cons

    What you learn is largely dependent upon the PI


  7. "Associate Director Hospitality"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leadership Inspirational, Opportunity, Growth, Culture, Family,

    Cons

    Growth can be exciting and exhilarating, but if you don't create balance for yourself it can take its toll

    Advice to Management

    Develop from within and recruit only the best


  8. "Student Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Student Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Student Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1) Flexible Timings
    2) Accomodative work environment

    Cons

    There are no cons for this work area


  9. "Student athlete"

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    Current Employee - Student Athlete in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Student Athlete in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They have great resources and an even better degree

    Cons

    The cost of attendance is very high

    Advice to Management

    Lower the cost of attendance


  10. "Chemical Engineering and Material Science Laboratory"

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    Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly people. Feels at home.

    Cons

    No increments of salary. No much room for development.


  11. "USC is a great employer!"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Growth opportunities, benefits, compensation, flexibility

    Cons

    Some of the longer term employees aren't innovative, stuck in the "USC way"



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