FDA
3.6 of 5 104 reviews
www.fda.gov Silver Spring, MD 5000+ Employees

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Worth doing

Intern (Current Employee)
White Oak, MD

ProsFriendly people
Accommodating people
Good pay if you have enough research experience
Name on publication(s)

ConsWork often tedious
Progress and efficiency often bogged down by bureaucracy
Often separated from people your age
People not very talkative or social

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Division Director Secretary (Former Employee)
    Rockville, MD

    I worked at FDA full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Government pay and benefits were very good compared to private industry. This was the easiest job I have ever had… Cons: Waste of taxpayers money. Period. I hear people complain about how they are… Advice to Senior Management: Trim employees atleast 1/3 of the way down. No one… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    a good place for just research

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee)
    Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at FDA full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Easy working environment for researchers in early career stage Cons: Not permanent. Not sponsor visa Advice to Senior Management: Sponsor H1-B visa for foreigners Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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