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Great team, good research

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Current Employee - Assistant Specialist in Berkeley, CA (US)
Current Employee - Assistant Specialist in Berkeley, CA (US)

I have been working at University of California Berkeley full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great minds in the California PATH research program, very good environment, a good deal for me to experience research before possibly applying for a PhD position. A lot of freedom to learn in different programming areas.

Cons

The salary of a temporary position (less than one year) assistant specialist step 1 is twice or three times less than the one I could expect in the Silicon Valley.

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    Great science

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley

    Pros

    great access to instruments, scientific resources

    Cons

    slow publishing due to advisor

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    Overly bureaucratic, poor management.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of California Berkeley

    Pros

    Nice place to live, fun city

    Cons

    Highly disorganized, poorly managed. Not a good environment for training or mentorship. Burdened with paperwork, detracts from accomplishing job.

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    The right hand doesn't seem to know what the left is doing.

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