UC Davis
Happiness rating is 77 out of 100
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About the company

  • CEO
    Chancellor Gary May
  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $1B to $5B (USD)
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Rating overview

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Post Graduate Researcher in Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
on September 7, 2021
UC Davis is a great place to do research and apply what you learn in your major after graduation. This university has great labs headed by PI's that give you a chance to publish your projects.
Aggie Public Health Ambassador in Davis, CA
on September 3, 2021
Worked as an Aggie Public Health Ambassador at UC Davis for 6 months. Great part time job for students who are interested in helping the community during COVID-19.
Animal Handler in Davis, CA
on August 31, 2021
Worked at their Cole B Animal facility. It was a small facilities with a crew around 5 people. The manager was kind and I learn a lot about animal husbandry. No career growth and it was hard work.
Computer Room Consultant in Davis, CA
on August 31, 2021
Working under computer lab management is a very low demand, but also gives a lot of opportunities for learning new skills. They are very understanding as far as schedule flexibility.
Staff Research Associate II in Davis, CA
on August 30, 2021
I enjoy working for the U.C. system which included a pension and very generous benefits.I did not enjoy my new supervisor who I felt did not listen to me despite my seniority.Sometimes, it's not where you work but who you work with.

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Interview insights

Insights from 114 Indeed users who have interviewed with UC Davis within the last 5 years.
Favorable experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a week

Interview Questions

How are you qualified?

Shared on April 18, 2020

General Supervisor Position Questions

Shared on March 13, 2019

I was asked questions concerning my experience in conflict resolution with co-workers and patients.

Shared on July 10, 2018

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    What’s it like working at UC Davis?
    Published on May 24, 2021

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