FDA
3.6 of 5 103 reviews
www.fda.gov Silver Spring, MD 5000+ Employees

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Deputy Division Director (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD

ProsFlexible Schedule and good colleagues Nice facilities

ConsDeadlines, User fees, large branches

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    Nice people, fairly professional environment. Gov work is strange and It just wasn't the right type of work for me.

    Consumer Safety Officer (Former Employee)
    Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at FDA full-time for more than a year


    Pros: It was fun to be a part of a young new hiring wave. Go to training and make new colleagues/friends. Work schedule was… Cons: Well, if you know anything about government work you will understand that often the office politics and work incentives are strange. People are nice… Advice to Senior Management: Phew! this is a tough one. All the managers and supervisors are good people, in fact everyone in the agency that I met were… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Government employment is NOT lazy work

    Regulatory Health Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at FDA full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: - Flexible Work Schedule -Telecommuting encouraged - Work with smart people Working at FDA is not a lazy government job. There are exciting things happening in the… Cons: -Large workload -telecommuting expenses not reimbursed (i.e. internet, printer needs) The new FDA campus is running out of room and employees are expected to address this issue… Advice to Senior Management: -Listen to employees needs and act on them -Encourage more time… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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