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University of São Paulo Reviews

Updated 16 Aug 2019

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Pros
  • "Gosto do ambiente de trabalho em que conta com pessoas (em sua maioria) bacanas(in 77 reviews)

  • "Oportunidade de criar novos contatos(in 66 reviews)

Cons
  • "Falta de plano de carreira e progress(in 64 reviews)

  • "Falta estimulo para crescimento, falta plano de carreira(in 52 reviews)

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  1. "Good to be in South America!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time

    Pros

    good climate, nice environment, solid scientific life

    Cons

    too far away from Europe and isolated

    University of São Paulo2016-10-07
  2. "One of the best Computer Science graduate programs in Brazil"

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in São Carlos, São Paulo
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The professors aim for relevant, high-impact results in research. Moreover, the students have the opportunity to be in contact with big companies, allowing them to apply for internship positions and to broaden their understanding about the market in Computer Science.

    Cons

    The infrastructure of some laboratories could be better.

    University of São Paulo2019-08-06
  3. "PhD student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Ribeirão Prêto
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very good experience in the field of Bioinformatica

    Cons

    Collect transportomic data and analyze them

    Advice to Management

    a very good university for studies

    University of São Paulo2019-08-03
  4. "USP seen by a foreign post-doc in life-sciences"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of São Paulo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Top of scientific research in Brazil. Vibrant environment. Very good research groups are presents with a high stamina and dedication for science and education.

    Cons

    Post-docs have zero (!) rights and benefits in USP.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in international outreach. Give your most valuable researchers (docs and post-docs) the recognition they need. Invest in educated people, not machines.

    University of São Paulo2019-06-13
  5. "Very good place to work and study."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, friendly people, good strutcture to research

    Cons

    Not too many opportunities available

    University of São Paulo2019-03-17
  6. "Ph. D. Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Researcher in São Carlos, São Paulo
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of São Paulo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Outstanding environment, vibrant people

    Cons

    To much bureaucracy, very constricted budget.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify the legislation.

    University of São Paulo2019-02-10
  7. "HEY YALL"

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    Current Employee - Inter 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at University of São Paulo part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    people are nice to work with

    Cons

    pay is low for amount of effort

    Advice to Management

    pay more

    University of São Paulo2019-01-15
  8. "USP - Brazil"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time

    Pros

    best latin american university good professors

    Cons

    low scholarship don't prepare for the industry

    University of São Paulo2018-11-09
  9. "My experience working as a Linux Specialist at University of São Paulo"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time

    Pros

    You can face problem that are the cutting edge from scientific computing and access a really nice infrastructure to build solutions for research groups.

    Cons

    Salary is low, as the salary offered by any other public institution from Brazil.

    University of São Paulo2018-09-25
  10. "Good balance between research and development"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer C++ in São Paulo, São Paulo
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of São Paulo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility in terms of time and tasks to develop

    Cons

    Management is too loose. No options to grow in the lab.

    University of São Paulo2018-09-25
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