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Updated Dec 20, 2020

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University of Southern California President Carol L. Folt
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291 Ratings
Pros
  • "good staff policy, transparent work environment(in 164 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and culture for employees(in 127 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Bad neighborhood especially near the Colliseum(in 72 reviews)

  • "Pay is not enough to live in downtown LA year round(in 32 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place

      Dec 20, 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Collaborative and stimulating working environment

      Cons

      Parking is rather expensive at the University and the surrounding neighborhood is not safe

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      University of Southern California Response

      Your feedback is valued. Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and for being a part of our team. Fight On!

    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Improving

      Nov 15, 2020 - Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good culture, nice campus and people

      Cons

      expensive, unsafe neighborhood but improving

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      University of Southern California Response

      We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and insights. We work really hard to create a friendly and supportive environment for employees. Thank you for sharing your perspective on what it’s like to work at USC. Fight On!

    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great location with great opportunities

      Nov 11, 2020 - Graduate Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      USC is rising in the university rankings and the school is willing to put resources behind initiatives if they are convinced that it will add to the overall value of the school

      Cons

      The neighborhood around USC is not that safe

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Oct 25, 2020 - Associate Professor in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Excellent education, great benefits, good colleagues.

      Cons

      Ugly neighborhood, Los Angeles air, corporate vibe.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Generous university

      Sep 9, 2020 - PhD Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Great research departments, friendly community

      Cons

      Located in a less-than ideal LA neighborhood; small campus

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice place for PhD

      Sep 1, 2020 - PhD Student in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very helpful people and nice campus👍 Great health insurance and Keck writes some charges off for students.

      Cons

      Dangerous, dirty and expensive neighborhood. A lot oh homeless people, crime happens regularly.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Contractor

      Good gig

      Aug 27, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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      Pros

      Good funding, decent people, nice campus

      Cons

      You have to rely on UCLA for the library, bad neighborhood so you need to live elsewhere

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good pay

      Jun 20, 2020 - Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay as compared to other UCs.

      Cons

      Bad neighborhood especially near the Colliseum.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Intern

      Great

      Feb 24, 2020 - Research Assistant 
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      Pros

      Its USC. The amount you learn is a lot

      Cons

      Not much to talk about maybe neighborhood?

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Sep 14, 2019 - Graduate Research Assistant 
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      Pros

      state of the art facilities

      Cons

      bureaucratic expensive unsafe neighborhood traffic expensive food options

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      Your feedback is valued. Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and for being a part of our team. Fight On!

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