American Diabetes Association Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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Larry Hausner
32 Ratings

Pros
  • Not much in personal growth, work-life balance ok to some degree (other organizations seem to be more flexible) (in 4 reviews)

  • Great Benefits and Excellent Time Off (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • There is also very poor work-life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • Upper Management act as bullies and only care about the almighty dollar (in 6 reviews)

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  1. fun

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Diabetes Association

    Pros

    volunteering in community loved being active

    Cons

    small place to work not many advancements

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Special Events Intern

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    Former Intern - Special Events Intern in Birmingham, AL
    Former Intern - Special Events Intern in Birmingham, AL

    I worked at American Diabetes Association as an intern

    Pros

    The best internship experience I had! The staff were really nice and helpful. Also, I gained some great experience. I learned a lot from the projects and tasks I were given.

    Cons

    The technology( computers) were out-dated

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. Great environment, friendly coworkers, good work/life balance.

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    Former Employee - Special Events Intern
    Former Employee - Special Events Intern

    I worked at American Diabetes Association

    Pros

    Learned a lot as an intern.

    Cons

    Unpaid internship, though that is frequently the case

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Internship

    Former Intern - Special Events Intern in Tampa, FL
    Former Intern - Special Events Intern in Tampa, FL

    I worked at American Diabetes Association as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, Trying to spread awareness of Diabetes.

    Cons

    Fundraising can include cold calling and many people aren't pleased with that.

  6. ADA

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    Current Employee - Volunteer in Edina, MN
    Current Employee - Volunteer in Edina, MN

    I have been working at American Diabetes Association part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to volunteer, great people!

    Cons

    None, I cannot think of any.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Great experience

    Current Intern - Marketing Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Current Intern - Marketing Intern in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at American Diabetes Association as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    I was an Intern for the Special Events and Fundraising Manager. This was a great way to gain some experience in an easy, fun way.

    Cons

    It was unpaid, but I knew that going into it.

  8. Great time.

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    Former Employee - Camp Counselor in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Camp Counselor in Champaign, IL

    I worked at American Diabetes Association part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Great purpose in the company. People ready to help a good cause. I would recommend this company.

    Cons

    I can not say anything bad about the company. I would have liked to have worked for the company more than seasonal.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Professional Atmosphere and great opportunities

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at American Diabetes Association as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Staff members are professional and courteous. Beautiful building. Great opportunity for career advancement

    Cons

    No cons of this company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management was very attentive to all staff members

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10. This was a great internship opportunity which really set me on the right track for my career!

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    Former Intern - Special Events Intern
    Former Intern - Special Events Intern

    I worked at American Diabetes Association as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Super friendly staff
    Very welcoming work environment (my fellow interns were awesome!)
    Continual on-the-job training
    Independent work -- at your own pace; learn how to manage time well and set priorities
    Great for creative and self-motivated college students
    Can create your own projects, and the directors were flexible enough to allow me to explore my interests

    Cons

    The work sometimes got a little mundane or repetitive
    Rare interactions with "clientele"/volunteers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11. Great Environment

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at American Diabetes Association part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, knowledgable directors and managers

    Cons

    not enough employees or programs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to build meaningful relationships with the community. Raising money would be easier.

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