MD Anderson

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MD Anderson Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.6 282 reviews

53% Approve of the CEO

MD Anderson President Ronald A. DePinho

Ronald A. DePinho

(88 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work efforts are not challenging so its easy to maintain a work-life balance(in 18 reviews)

  • Work-life balance, great benefits, opportunity to work with people who come different backgrounds(in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • We had to pay for parking and in my opinion it was too much(in 7 reviews)

  • Work-life balance was not a priority of my direct supervisor(in 5 reviews)

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    Senior Research Nurse (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsWorking with the patients is the bomb for me, they are all so sweet and gracious. Also, they have the latest technology on most everything as far as tools to get your job done. There are lots of good friends here. They pay well. The benefits are great.

    ConsSince they are so big, it takes too long for some things to get done. Supervisors in the department do not use the discipline process well, they either ignore it or over-use it. They should have more training so you can know what to expect.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook out for wrongful terminations.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall positive

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsRated best place to work several times, very good benefits, beneficial for collaborations and networking, many career development trainings.

    ConsThe salary for a post doctoral fellow follows the NIH recommendation, could be higher regarding the quality required by the candidates.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    What a great organization! The employees are phenomenal!

    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsGreat teamwork atmosphere. Employees are always willing to help each other to get the job done.

    ConsTop heavy in management staff.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ok place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIf you want a good place to work with decent pay and benefits this is the place for you. You could sit here your whole life and accomplish very little in your career but you will have a paycheck.

    ConsThey only promote people who have been there for years and the others are expected to wait their turn.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire people that are actually qualified to do their jobs.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    MD Anderson IT

    Not Telling (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsGetting better all the time

    ConsTo many opportunities for improvement

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in IT innovation, not just infrastructure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I love it here.

    Student (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsFriendly working environment, modern equipment.

    ConsI do not have any complain yet.

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    Satisfied Overall

    Senior Clinical Research Specialist (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsAmazing learning experiences in the world of cancer research and treatment. As a nurse there are a lot of different opportunities to grow. Pay and benefits are good, depending on your department. You can accrue a large amount of vacation time the longer you are employed. There is a lot of effort to provide a good work/life balance. There is currently a large full-service exercise/work out area in one of the buildings.

    ConsEverything depends on how your department is managed. Some people have lost their jobs due ot poor management and budget cuts. The environment is very political as is most academic institutions. As mentioned above, the benefits are good, but most have difficutly taking their vacation time. I am leaving my position because of micromanagement and the difficulty getting time off approved. This is because of my department director's managment style. There is no other position in MD Anderson with my title and pay scale.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe in touch with your employees if yo don't want to lose the good ones.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work and make friends

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMany opportunities and doing good work

    ConsWork politics, pay for parking

    Advice to Senior Managementoverall, still a good company to work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    the working environment is great

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosmany opportunities for training courses

    Consthe paid for postdoctoral fellows are low

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    Research Assistant

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsAfter they made the decision the hiring process was pretty quick and the people involved were very helpful in getting my documentation prepared.

    ConsNot Applicable. The hiring process was pretty routine.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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