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Updated July 13, 2018
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University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias
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  • "There are no cons I could think of" (in 37 reviews)

  • "It is very likely that you will have to pay for parking, but many places in Los Angeles do not provide parking for their employees" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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

    I worked at University of Southern California full-time

    Pros

    Excellent, holistic educational approach to learning.

    Cons

    Grade inflation can be a problem


  2. "postdoc"

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

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time

    Pros

    good work / life balance, flexible

    Cons

    heavy traffic, low pay

  3. "Great Student Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and training.

    Cons

    Scheduling is difficult. Make sure to do it in advance.

    Advice to Management

    Work on trainings and scale.


  4. "Great Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    - rewarding research
    - friendly work environment

    Cons

    - no cons at this place


  5. "Clinical Associate Professor"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Associate Professor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Clinical Associate Professor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Autonomy; Positive Atmosphere; working with bright people

    Cons

    recent scandals, opportunities can be political, bureacracy


  6. "nice place to study"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    world-class faculty, best in class facilities and student benefits, excellent resources to study, best infrastructure

    Cons

    Some of the branches are not given full attention like given to computer science or computer networks and even computer engineering.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  7. "Teaching Assistant Salary"

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    Pros

    The hours are very flexible.

    Cons

    Grading is always tedious but it's understandable.

  8. "Go for it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Compensation was a great benefit for all.

    Cons

    Hours were long and not set or structured


  9. "Student Worker"

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

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    Easy to find many work study jobs that pay well!

    Cons

    Must have an open schedule since some jobs don't care about your course schedule.


  10. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time

    Pros

    You get paid on a regular basis.

    Cons

    Cons: Terrible communication, no room for growth and untrained/unprofessional management.

    Advice to Management

    Get it together!


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