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Carol Emig
15 Ratings

    Great mission, people, and place to work

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    Former Employee - Manager in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Manager in Bethesda, MD

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    Smart and dedicated people working on important issues to improve the lives of children and youth. Child Trends work is widely viewed by policymakers, media, nonprofit organizations. Good benefits and flexible work hours are attractive. Management embraces work-life balance for staff. Very little office politics. Atmosphere in friendly, team-oriented, results-oriented. Organization is experiencing rapid growth--20% in last year.


    As organization grows it can be challenging to keep up with hiring enough staff to meet the demands, which can be a good problem as opposed to not growing.

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Child Trends Interviews

Updated Sep 17, 2014
Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Research Scientist Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Child Trends.

    Interview Details

    There was an online application that was followed up with a 30 minute phone interview. After advancing to the next stage, I was invited for an in person interview that consisted of a 30 minute interview with research analysts and research assistants, an hour interview with research scientist, senior scientists, and area directors, an hour job talk, a 30 minute interview with the director of research operations, and an overview of the benefits with HR. After the in-person interview they interviewed my references, and had me complete a writing assessment.

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    • None of the questions seemed difficult or unexpected. Most of the time I felt like I was having a conversation about the work that I do with people who share my interests. Although the interview process in and of itself was intensive, everyone was really friendly and seemed genuinely interested in my work.   Answer Question
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Headquarters Bethesda, MD
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1979
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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