University of Southern California Employee Reviews about "downtown"

Updated Nov 11, 2021

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  • "good work environment despite remote(in 198 reviews)

  • "They have great benefits for their graduate math students(in 156 reviews)

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  • "not many downsides besides neighborhood(in 84 reviews)

  • "Low pay with little increase over time(in 79 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Intern

      Good

      Nov 11, 2021 - Student in San Mateo, CA
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      Pros

      Good education, nice campus, people and culture

      Cons

      Area in downtown LA, commute

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      University of Southern California Response

      Your feedback is valued. Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and for being a part of our team. Fight On!

    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Experience as postdoc depends on your advisor/group

      Sep 11, 2021 - Postdoctoral Researcher in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Access to the resources from a big university

      Cons

      The location in Downtown LA can be inconvenient

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      University of Southern California Response

      Your feedback is valued. Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and for being a part of our team. Fight On!

    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Student Developer

      Aug 27, 2021 - Workday Student Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Great team, exciting projects, great benefits.

      Cons

      It is based around LA downtown , so you must live there which can be eexpensive.

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      University of Southern California Response

      We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and insights. We work really hard to create a friendly and supportive environment for employees. We are happy to hear you're having a good experience. Thank you for sharing your perspective on what it’s like to work at USC. Fight On!

    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      nice place to work

      Mar 5, 2021 - Part Time Lecturer in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      good students, nice campus, helpful staff

      Cons

      low pay, commute to downtown,

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Web Programmer

      Feb 23, 2021 - Web Programmer in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Awesome place to work and laid back folks

      Cons

      Traffic in downtown LA and Commute

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      Your feedback is valued. Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and for being a part of our team. Fight On!

    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      postdoc in LA

      Mar 1, 2021 - Postdoctoral Associate in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      The research environment is great

      Cons

      In the downtown of LA

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      Your feedback is valued. Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and for being a part of our team. Fight On!

    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good starting job

      Dec 15, 2020 - Student Worker in East Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Have work study to help low income students

      Cons

      Pay is not enough to live in downtown LA year round

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great University in a great town

      Oct 29, 2020 - PhD Student in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Lots of resources lots of research center well-known professors

      Cons

      Small campus it placed near downtown

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work environment!

      Feb 6, 2019 - Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Great people to work with and good location

      Cons

      Located near downtown so a bit unsafe

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      May 26, 2018 -  
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      Pros

      good salary and friendly people

      Cons

      traffic is so bad at downtown

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