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Overall great place to work

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Current Employee - Consumer Safety Officer in College Park, MD
Current Employee - Consumer Safety Officer in College Park, MD

I have been working at FDA

Pros

Satisfying mission, many opportunities for professional development and career advancement, very challenging and interesting work

Cons

Lots of red tape. Impossible deadlines. Heavy work load.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

decrease red tape. provide reasonable deadlines. treat us with respect.

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    Good job if you're a burnt out MD, can get boring if you're young and ambitious.

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    Current Employee - Medical Officer in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Medical Officer in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at FDA

    Pros

    Abstract benefit to society which feels more palpable in the beginning

    Cons

    It's bread and butter regulatory work such as moving papers from the inbox to the outbox - 90% of the time. The other 10% is doing reviews.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retire...

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  2.  

    summer intern

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Office Automation Clerk in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Office Automation Clerk in Washington, DC

    I worked at FDA

    Pros

    easy work for entry level wages
    well paid for 0 experience and plenty of growth opportunities
    flexible hours and sick leave

    Cons

    Little use of actual skills or education
    No motivation to produce actual results
    Office environment and computers out of date and obsolete

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is limited by caliber of employees. Difficult to tell exactly what future goals are. Good for career where you just want to coast.

    Doesn't Recommend
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