Education Management Corporation

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Education Management Corporation Reviews

Updated October 19, 2014
Updated October 19, 2014
316 Reviews
2.4
316 Reviews
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Edward H. West
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people to work with and there are opportunities to move up here and there (in 16 reviews)

  • They compensate you fairly and have good benefits for employees, 401K match, insurance, wellness programs (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance for this company is not ideal for people with a family (in 17 reviews)

  • There is no job security there and you would be stupid to take a job there at this point in time (in 15 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience at EDMC has been a learning experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Downtown location it nice, Business Casual Atmosphere, opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Current Operating Environment is subpar, little stability within groups,communication from executives could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    EDMC is a bad media darling. Let employees know about all aspects of what is going on within organization good or bad.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Education Management Corporation as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people on my team, very friendly work environment. Learned a lot in my time with the company and greatly value my experiences.

    Cons

    Not a business I am interested in for the long haul. Don't necessarily agree with the business model that is in place.

    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    For Profit Schools May be Going Away

    Current Employee - Business Development Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Development Representative in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, and good reimbursement for money spent.

    Cons

    The whole Business Development Dept was laid off at the Art Institutes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

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    Current Employee

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation

    Pros

    There are great people who care about what they do

    Cons

    There is an unknown future

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Administrative Assistant for 15+ people

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of interaction with internal and external customers

    Cons

    For Profit Education - not necessarily focused on quality of student body OR its employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on quality and less on quantity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Was a great company, not so much anymore

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation

    Pros

    Benefits are good
    Some of the managers really do care about their employees

    Cons

    VPs and Company heads have changed the corporate culture
    Entry level pay is terrible, and raises have been ceased for the past two years

  8.  

    I have a had a fair experience due to extensive turnover

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is great work life balance at EDMC as long as you are meeting your goals. They compensate you fairly and have good benefits for employees, 401K match, insurance, wellness programs

    Cons

    Unfortunate turnover at the local and corporate level, you are pushed hard to meet your goals but with no compensation for doing so.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great in the beginning

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, working with students

    Cons

    Work weekends, company under scrutiny

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good company to work for most of the time

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Aid Officer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Financial Aid Officer in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Education Management Corporation full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interactions with students and dedicated staff members

    Cons

    Layoffs happen frequently and unexpectedly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Everyone should all be on the same page

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Edmc is a national treasure in the great state of New York.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Education Management Corporation

    Pros

    great benefits excellent incentives motivational and encouraging supportive in the know

    Cons

    disorganized poor leadership insensitive unstructured

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    tighten up

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