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UC Davis Careers and Employment

About us
Why Join Us?

UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the world.

We are a top-ranked research university brimming with innovative ideas, brilliant minds, and future leaders. With generous benefits and professional development opportunities on
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If you are considering joining the UC Davis family, here are more reasons why:

•Employee Benefits- We offer competitive benefits and rewards to our employees so they can continue to do their best at work. We received the World at Work Seal of Distinction for the 5th year in a row for our range of employee benefits

•Professional Development- Education is at the heart of UC Davis, not only for students, but for employees too. You have the opportunity to learn, grow and advance your career by joining UC Davis

•Work Life Balance- UC Davis supports faculty, staff, students and retirees in their pursuit of a balanced lifestyle. WorkLife at campus is focused on culture change, employee relations, diversity and inclusion and your overall wellbeing

When you choose UC Davis, you are embarking on your career journey with our UC Davis family and working alongside world-class professionals!

The Wall Street Journal recognized UC Davis as the fifth-best public university in the United States (2018) and we are featured in the 2019 Forbes List as one of Americas Best Large Employers.
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Great and exciting environment
Written by Assistant Director of Career, Leadership and Wellness (Current Employee) from Davis, CA on May 28, 2020
We are the number 1 Veterinary school in the world. It is wonderful to work with the students. My organization has great management who are very supporting and encouraging.
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Based on 98 interviews
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Based on 91 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 81 interviews
About a month
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