Education Management Corporation
2.3 of 5 227 reviews
www.edmc.edu Pittsburgh, PA 5000+ Employees

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Good employer despite poor public image

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Education Management Corporation

ProsGood coworkers
Good base compensation plans for senior resources
Great bonus package for senior resources and management
Great technology footprint

ConsWork load can be crazy and expectations are not always rooted in reality.
Some departments are micro managed
Ongoing legal troubles

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not bad if you are in the right department

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at Education Management Corporation full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Flexible schedule, good starting salary Cons: Constant layoffs, big brother atmostphere Advice to Senior Management: n/a No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Be sure to understand for-profit education

Assistant Director of Admissions (Former Employee)
Indianapolis, IN

I worked at Education Management Corporation full-time for more than a year


Pros: Working with prospective students and families and helping them to achieve school/career goals was very rewarding. The admissions team was a dynamic mixture of people… Cons: application and student enrollment goals put a lot of pressure of supervisors and president. I sometimes felt that it was all about numbers and not… Advice to Senior Management: focus on longterm goals not just making the next months start goal.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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