Emory University Reviews

Updated March 31, 2015
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  1. Not allowed to take care of me.

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    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Mostly a positive team environment.

    Cons

    low contract pay, restrictive schedule, vacation time accrued too slowly, leading to bad work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more considerate of necessary time off needed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Good place to build a reputation

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    Current Employee - Research Project Coordinator, Senior in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Research Project Coordinator, Senior in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University

    Pros

    Benefits, work/life balance, time-off policies.

    Cons

    Pay is very low and opportunity for growth is limited.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Great University to work for. Love the culture, growth potential, and good benefits.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University

    Pros

    Great University to work for. Love the culture, growth potential, and good benefits.

    Cons

    Cost of parking --that's all.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. TA

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University

    Pros

    Flexibility, fun and easy, good networking opportunities

    Cons

    Busy work, can take up a lot of free time depending on professor / class

  6. Tour Guide

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    Former Employee - Tour Guide in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Tour Guide in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Emory University

    Pros

    Amazing office environment and you network with a lot of important people!

    Cons

    It is unpaid unless you are a Fellow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. It's been challenging and rewarding, however the position is unstable as it relies on funding applied for by the lab

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    Current Employee - Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible hours, "work from home" options, asking scientific questions, great benefits

    Cons

    unreliable schedule--up to experimental conditions, unreliable employment, lab specialist position has a pretty low ceiling.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. Great Place To Work

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are awesome. Best in the market. Room to grow and job is stable. Great restaurants is close proximity.

    Cons

    Everyone needs to get on the same page, too many Chiefs and not enough Indians.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop promoting people on the buddy system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. I am a graduate student

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    Current Employee - Instructor
    Current Employee - Instructor

    I have been working at Emory University part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Welfare in Emory is perfect. The department pay you instead of your boss. They provide funding for you to attend conference, receive training, or just do research.

    Cons

    It is very expensive to park on campus, but I guess it is a universal problems for most of the schools;

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Research Assistant

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Emory University

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Work at one pace, Results oriented

    Cons

    Hourly Pay Rate for Research Assistants

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Work Schedule

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    very flexible. they are willing to negotiate with you because they know you are a student first and employee second

    Cons

    could have higher pay but other than that nothing else

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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