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Updated 10 September 2018
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  • "Low pay for postdocs (this is a nationwide problem though)" (in 26 reviews)

  • "The department/school really doesn't care about making anything easy for graduate students" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UC Irvine part-time

    Pros

    good environment and accomodative and supportive colleagues. Nice weather

    Cons

    Distances are a lot of trouble and working hours can be odd

    Advice to Management

    Not much


  2. "Great Place to Work"

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

    I worked at UC Irvine full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours; great environment; lot of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Not much to do at times

  3. "OIT Student Worker"

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

    I worked at UC Irvine part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great environment, a lot to learn.

    Cons

    Sometimes idle without work to do


  4. "UC Irvine, Neurology"

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

    Pros

    plenty to learn, plenty of potential for growth, flexible hours

    Cons

    passive aggressive management style from supervisors in my department


  5. "Worked under supervision"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UC Irvine part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Improve under the supervision. Good support with paid tuition, and some salary.

    Cons

    Really depends who is the advisor.


  6. "lab assistant"

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

    I worked at UC Irvine part-time

    Pros

    great place to work

    Cons

    housekeeping work, cleaning mice and rat cages


  7. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UC Irvine part-time

    Pros

    Holding disucssion sections
    Explaining problems to students

    Cons

    Grading quizzes and exams
    Dealing with students cheating

  8. "Very friendly towards the students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UC Irvine part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule based on classes, good pay for students

    Cons

    Not really any for students


  9. "PhD Student"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at UC Irvine full-time

    Pros

    Nice campus, good education quality

    Cons

    Work environment is too stressful


  10. "Nothing new"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, schedule, and holidays.

    Cons

    Compensation and campus management interference


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