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CDC Director Thomas R Frieden MD MPH
Thomas R Frieden MD MPH
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  • NIOSH: Good people doing the important research on the health and safety of the US worker.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CDC


    Great mission. Good people. Flexibility.


    Limited skillset/leadership diversity in management.
    Cincinnati buildings are a bit of embarrassment. Visitors have said to me "So you're just a small outpost. The real work is done where?"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give more thought to how you procure your IT resources. There's a difference between contracting commodity positions such as data entry personnel versus filling information tech/informatics jobs.

    Neutral Outlook

CDC Interviews

Updated Jan 14, 2015
Updated Jan 14, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    ORISE Fellow (Masters Level) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at CDC.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with questions mostly focused around past experiences related to the position. For example, if the position requires you to complete data analysis and be proficient in statistical software applications such as SAS, the interviewer (who would most likely be your supervisor) will ask you about past experiences and how proficient you are in SAS.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too difficult. The questions were straightforward. You might be asked what you know about the position so read the posting carefully.   Answer Question
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CDC Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1946
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The name really says it all for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of US citizens, the CDC investigates health problems, performs research, and develops public health policies as well as developing and applying disease prevention and control. It is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services and comprises seven coordinating centers and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The CDC, which has nine US locations and workers in more than... More

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