University of Southern California Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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4.3
89%
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University of Southern California President Carol L. Folt
Carol L. Folt
148 Ratings
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Cons
  • "Bad neighborhood especially near the Colliseum(in 72 reviews)

  • "Pay is not enough to live in downtown LA year round(in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Great to Work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Engaging projects, supportive management

    Cons

    Management may try to get you to under-report hours.

  2. "Worthwhile opportunity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Course Producer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    * Flexible work schedule * Fun environment teaching other students

    Cons

    * Often limited to 10 hours per class one is hired for


  3. "Great school to work for!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good culture, great people, close to DTLA

    Cons

    Did not experience any issues

  4. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Southern California full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and culture for employees

    Cons

    Lower pay than corporate world

  5. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Tech Support 

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits, understanding, ability to move up

    Cons

    bureaucratic large corporation with lots of politics

  6. "Student Worker"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at University of Southern California part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, study while working

    Cons

    Low pay, low hours, busy work at times

  7. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - College Adviser in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great resume builder, team support is amazing, and the work is extremely rewarding.

    Cons

    Only a 2 year contract, which is sad because the job is so great you want to stay longer

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Southern California part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This is a wonderful place to work.

    Cons

    There are no cons to working here.

  9. "Research Volunteer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Volunteer 

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Good projects in data science 2. Helping co-workers

    Cons

    1. Living expenses in LA

  10. "good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time

    Pros

    Very great employer to be honest

    Cons

    Pay is not high enough

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