UC San Diego Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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4.3
86%
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UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla (no image)
Pradeep K. Khosla
669 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work environment is fantastic(in 134 reviews)

  • "laid back, easy work flexible hours(in 113 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Comparatively low salary but still acceptable for part time jobs(in 42 reviews)

  • "I hope that the salaries of postdoc could be commensurate with the cost of living in each city(in 39 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Aug 5, 2014 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to be at the moment

      Cons

      no cons considered. super nice place

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good People

      Aug 7, 2020 - Graduate Student in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pleasant and dedicated co-workers and managers

      Cons

      a little under-staffed; more employees would have improved efficiency

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Summer Work

      Jan 15, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good boss Flexible work I teresting field

      Cons

      Better pay Difficult to sort out paperwork

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great Overall experience

      May 19, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very flexible work and in a great location!

      Cons

      Sometimes slightly mundane tasks that require time because of the bureaucratic system.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great workplace

      Jul 28, 2021 - Project Manager in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great leadership, managers, and amazing benefits. Lots of opportunity to grow career-wise and work on various projects. Growing university and great to be part of that growth.

      Cons

      Salary is less than typical market rate but that's the tradeoff with the benefits. There's obviously the normal politics that go with working at a large university as well.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      good

      Jul 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good hours for students and flexible. Pays a little above minimum wage depending on department. They respect student's schedules and respect midterms and finals.

      Cons

      sometimes there are not enough hours for students, there is a limit on how many hours one can work in a week but managers might be flexible / allow you to work more.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Some people care and some don’t

      Jul 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      A welcoming environment with fun people to work with

      Cons

      Some leaders and supervisors do not care about your well being and only care about results to make themselves look good

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great workplace

      Jul 28, 2021 - UCSD in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great workplace Great co workers Good management Positive environment Good good good good good good

      Cons

      Hourly pay No tips Nothing else Nothing else Nothing else Nothing else Nothing else Nothing else

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good environment

      Jul 28, 2021 - Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It’s very satisfying to work with students and professors

      Cons

      Cons will depend on your professor and course

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Friendly, laid-back work environment

      Jul 27, 2021 - PhD Student/Researcher in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall a supportive and friendly work environment.

      Cons

      I sometimes found it difficult to discuss workplace issues with my boss.

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