USC is considered an institute that really want to take care about staff/students's experience for make it positive and attractive for future members.
What is the work environment and culture like at University of Southern California?
It really varies quite a bit department by department. The leaders at the top determine what is acceptable work behavior. Personally I've seen a lot of HR issues go unreported. Some principal investigators will call you stupid and others will do everything they can to help you succeed.
What tips or advice would you give to someone interviewing at University of Southern California?
Be self-starter, take initiative, don't wait for someone to tell you what to do. Anticipate the needs or the patients and your-co-workers.
Flexible-we would be able to choose our working hours on a weekly basis to work around the demands of school and related work.
What advice would you give the CEO of University of Southern California about how to improve it?
Must be confident, emphasis to graduate ethical, well educated students, hands-on in final decision making. Lead by example.