FDA Reviews in Silver Spring, MD

119 Reviews
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119 Reviews
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FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
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Pros
  • Good work/life balance as long as your group is not under staffed (in 11 reviews)

  • Working in the field affords great exposure to the breadth of the Agency's public health responsibilities (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • no full-time positions for international students (in 5 reviews)

  • Red-tape, salaries not competitive with private sector, politics is still there, some miscommunication between parts of the agency (in 4 reviews)

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    Demoralized agency

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    Former Employee - Mathematical Statistician in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Mathematical Statistician in Silver Spring, MD

    I worked at FDA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You help people, your coworkers are generally smart, and sometimes, you get to make a real difference in people's lives.

    Cons

    Your cowokers are demoralized by budget cuts, overwhelming work, and it seems like everyone is taking a pot-shot at you, your work, and your agency..

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