FDA
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www.fda.gov Silver Spring, MD 5000+ Employees

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Orise Fellow (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD

ProsConnections, Learning, Stimulating, Independent, Stable

Consslow paced, relaxed, losing funding

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Demoralized agency

    Mathematical Statistician (Former Employee)
    Silver Spring, MD

    I worked at FDA full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: You help people, your coworkers are generally smart, and sometimes,… Cons: Your cowokers are demoralized by budget cuts, overwhelming work, and it seems… 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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    Impossible to get in the door, scientists often treated poorly, but the pay and resources are good.

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Employee)
    White Oak, MD

    I worked at FDA as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Funding for your research Permanent federal jobs are great, if you… Cons: Impossible to transition from temporary/intern/postdoc to a permanent job Focus on appearances… Advice to Senior Management: Work on the process for younger scientists to come in… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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