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University of Southern California Reviews

Updated December 10, 2017
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  • There are no cons for this work area (in 31 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 12 reviews)

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  1. "Academic Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with Student athletes to help them with homework. Was an easy job as a full time student myself.

    Cons

    Often students that did not need help were required to have a tutor so the job was often boring.


  2. "Excellent Student Work"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker
    Former Employee - Student Worker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The hours are accommodating and the pay is good for minimal experience.

    Cons

    There is little room for growth

  3. "Research Laboratory Speclist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    USC offers some of the greatest healthcare benefits.

    Cons

    There is a lot of construction.


  4. "Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Marina, CA
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Marina, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get in an environment to communicate and learn from world-class researchers.

    Cons

    No apparent downside of doing research here.


  5. "grader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    good and simple balance of work study

    Cons

    was very difficult to get through


  6. "A great school"

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly and team work is greatly smooth

    Cons

    Too much work and sometime do overtime


  7. "Good school but not good for administrative jobs"

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

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

    Pros

    Great Campus! Get an opportunity to work with some of the eminent researchers in the world.

    Cons

    Administration is not well equipped to manage such big organization. Lots of politics, hiring process is not clear. HR department suck

    Advice to Management

    being more transparent and try to build the team within rather than hiring from outside.

  8. "Great for students!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    family, collaborative, community, can get homework done, close to classes

    Cons

    hard to take time off


  9. "USC is a BRAND"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at University of Southern California full-time

    Pros

    The students were amazing.

    Cons

    Everything but the students!

    Advice to Management

    Show leadership. Pay your employees what they are worth and pay them for the amount of work you expect them to do.


  10. "Student worker at CRUE"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great flexible hours
    Good pay
    Good colleagues
    Welcoming Environment
    Fun work

    Cons

    None at the present time


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