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FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
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    Interesting work

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    I have been working at FDA

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Good work life balance
    Nice people

    Cons

    Same as any other government agency

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

FDA Interviews

Updated Dec 12, 2014
Updated Dec 12, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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11%

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    Microbiologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    I applied online and a few weeks later I received an email to come in for the interview. It went well, they did a site tour and I received an offer about another few weeks later. I was surprised the government hiring process went so smoothly.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, however the government tends to start you the highest the posting allows
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

FDA Awards & Accolades

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Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

Additional Info

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Website www.fda.gov
Headquarters Silver Spring, MD
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1936
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration oversees the regulation of food (except meat and poultry), human and animal drugs, biological products (blood, vaccines, and transplant tissues), radiation-emitting consumer and professional medical equipment, cosmetics, tobacco products, and animal feed. Part of the Department of Health and Human Services, the FDA's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US possessions. Its operating budget is around $4 billion, more than $1.3 billion of which goes to food safety including protecting America's food supply at... More

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