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University of Southern California Employer Reviews

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Very Useful and Goal Oriented Site
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Los Angeles,CAFebruary 21, 2014
I'm using for the first time and i really felt useful because everything at one place and just amazing..!!
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Great benefits, horrible colleagues .
Call center rep (Former Employee), Los Angeles, caFebruary 21, 2014
Pros: great benefits ! dental was awesome !!!
Cons: management is horrible, pay for parking, so much traffic !!!
Worked at the credit union call center . The colleagues sometimes ok but management is horrible . So much tension between the call center manager . She would get mad when asked for help. And she was bi polar ...also other employees from the loan dept, or other branches, would be so RUDE !!! To get help to resolve problems for members, forget about calling – more... others to resolve issue they would act so bothered!!! Plus, with all that money that school makes ... They still require us to PAY FOR PARKING !!! Save yourself the headache ... – less
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If you are willing to grow, this is a great place for you
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Long Beach, CaliforniaFebruary 8, 2014
Pros: fast advancement, great customer service experience
Cons: horrible communication between crew members
Being in management in a fast food restaurant has its ups and downs. Making sure the proper inventory count is the most crucial part of the whole ordeal. Making sure all your employees have the proper training to complete the task they are given. Understanding and meeting the needs of your customers, providing them with a smile and excellent service.
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If you love the subject you are a TA for, you would have fun!
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Los Angeles CaliforniaFebruary 3, 2014
My typical day: I have to help students finish their lab assignments and grade their assignments. It's fun when students come with interesting problems in their projects and new stuff they want to implement.
What I learned: It's like revising a subject over and over again!
Management: Very friendly. Good people.
Hardest part of the job: Fixing unusual – more... bugs at times.
Enjoyable part: The whole idea of teaching a programming language! – less
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Great work place trying to give the best customer service and developing teamwork
Gatorade Ambassador and Facility Manager (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CAJanuary 29, 2014
A typical workday would consist of bagging customers' groceries. Collecting carts outside. Sweeping the store. And keeping the Front end of the store neat and clean.
I learned to give the customers come first. (give great customer service)
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Great Place to Grow UP
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CAJanuary 21, 2014
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One of the top research universities
Rossier School of Education (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CAJanuary 18, 2014
Pros: benefits, collegiate environment
Cons: average pay; pay parking; politics
USC is without a doubt, one of the top research universities in the world. Good place, GREAT benefits, and a wholesome place to work; but as Henry Kissinger once said,"university politics are so vicious precisely because the stakes are so small." And believe me politics are alive and well here.
Otherwise, they only hire top talent and if you work at – more... USC, you are among the best., – less
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Friendly academic atmosphere
PhD student (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CAJanuary 8, 2014
Friendly and free academic atmosphere;
Plenty of resources;
School staff are not very efficient;
Expensive but bad location in the city.
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Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CAJanuary 3, 2014
I was excited when I was hired as a full-time employee. Not only that within a year i was promoted from Front Desk Reception to Patient Care Coordinator.
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Productive work place
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CAJanuary 3, 2014
Image Grading at Doheny Image Reading center.
My co-workers do grading also.
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Easy job for student
College Business Office, Office Assistant (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CADecember 17, 2013
Easy job for student looking to earn extra cash while going to school.
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Great Benefits and Great Place to Work
Manager, Technical Operations (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CADecember 13, 2013
Pros: educational benefit
Cons: doesn't pay market value for your position
Great benefits and great place to work. The educational assistance for both employee and family, puts this place over the top. Management is fair and is open minded to most suggestions, it really depends on which organization you are apart of in the university.
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Encouraging and Enthusiastic Culture
STUDENT WORKER (Current Employee), Los AngelesDecember 1, 2013
Pros: flexible working hours
Cons: paid lunch
List of activities are assigned at the start of the day.
All the activities are to be completed by the end of the day. We have to manage and keep some buffer time for urgent work like customer or/and vendor support.
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Higher education
Civil/Structural Engineer (Former Employee), Columbia, SCNovember 23, 2013
Great work experience with the people having cutting edge ideas
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Well balanced work environment.
Enrollment Eligibility Officer, Senior (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CANovember 21, 2013
Pros: student development, student mentorship
Cons: salary shortcomings, promotion
Being assigned to the University of southern California, presents a well balanced environments to encounter a multitude of well versed professionals. A typical work day is more focused on problem solving, while creating preventive measure to ensure that issues don't reflect as recurring themes. Management has become become more interpersonal and involves – more... a humanistic approach, which creates a more productive environment. – less
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A good place to do your PhD research
PhD Student (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CANovember 12, 2013
A good place to do your PhD research. Talking about engineering school, different advisers have very much different working environments.
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Best place for academic computer science research
Software Architect (Current Employee), Marina Del ReyNovember 7, 2013
the pace of work varies from groups to groups. some groups are fast paced while others are laid back
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Great Institute of Higher Learning
Senior Associate Director MBA Admissions (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CAOctober 31, 2013
Excellent commitment to services and career success for students
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Great place that encourages students
DOCUMENT PROCESSOR (Former Employee), LOS ANGELES, CAOctober 29, 2013
Pros: open scheduled.
Cons: no benefits
THIS WAS A PROFESSIONAL STUDENT WORKER POSITION IN WHERE THERE WAS PLENTY OF FLEXIBILITY AND ROOM FOR GROWTH.
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A good place to learn and improve yourself.
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CAOctober 22, 2013
A good place to learn and improve yourself. Group study on real-life problems.