National Marrow Donor Program

National Marrow Donor Program Reviews

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Jeffrey W Chell
12 Ratings

    Wonderful people and great flexibility, but isolating if working alone

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    Former Employee - Bioinformatics Scientist in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Bioinformatics Scientist in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at National Marrow Donor Program as an intern (more than an year)


    Work in the bioinformatics research department is mostly self-directed but focused towards research grant goals. Great deal of flexibility in chosen tasks, and becoming the "expert" in an area is just a matter of pointing your own learning in that direction. Working from home is easy and even encouraged, especially when working on writing manuscripts and other individual tasks. Small department means everyone knows everyone, and at least a few times a month everyone is invited to "Conference Room V" (the Village Pub) after work for happy hour.


    The rest of the company does not understand what our department does, despite its critical role. Kind of the "other" group in the company. Within the department, there are clear "islands of knowledge" and it's hard to bond with others outside of your team. Work is often individual and can be isolating at time. You'll need to ask for raises and promotions and keep an eye on your market value AND your unique value to the team, as long-term interns are not freely offered raises. However, if you make yourself needed and irreplaceable, they will compensate you appropriately.

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    Create more need for interaction between employees.

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National Marrow Donor Program Interviews

Updated Jul 7, 2014
Updated Jul 7, 2014

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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Software Engineer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at National Marrow Donor Program.

    Interview Details

    I had a phone interview thanks to a recruiting firm, however the interviewer called late. She did offer to reschedule, but I declined. She also put me on hold for at least 5 minutes due to another applicant calling in. Horrible interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Just the generic questions of "tell me a situation where you had a conflict with your co-worker or boss."   Answer Question
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Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Health Care
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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