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Good learning experience.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at UCLA

Pros

UCLA provides a great balance between work and having fun.

Cons

The salaries are not very high, but that's not what you go to UCLA for.

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  1. Professors are too busy and research is not original

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at UCLA part-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    UCLA campus is beautiful. There are good facilities for exercise and opportunities for extracurricular activities. The workload combined with courses is reasonable for most graduate students.

    Cons

    You are on your own with research. Professors are too busy and outdated to help you. They are generally spending time on fancy presentations instead of original research. Most of them are not open to new ideas either. If you want to get a sense of how they are, just imagine that I know many Full Professors at UCLA who does not know how to check their email. Yeah... It's unbelievable.

    Advice to Management

    Professors need to be controlled. Most of them are not working after they get their tenure.

  2. Life changing experience! A wonderful collaboration of experienced community builders and future leaders.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The folks who work here are highly motivated to work with under-represented community college/high school students. Their work positively influences many lives. Employees will also be impacted by the students they work with. Very diverse group (age, race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation).

    Cons

    With many student employees who are focused on their schoolwork (as they should be), the office can get a little disorganized at times.

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