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Excellent place to work/learn, not stressful and though the pay is not great you get a lot of incentives in academia.

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Current Employee - Research Technician II  in  Washington, DC
Current Employee - Research Technician II in Washington, DC

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

Pros

Excellent work environment.
Pursuing degrees part-time is an option. (120 credit hours per year)

Cons

Pay on the lower side

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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    I had some of my very best work experience and career opportunities at Georgetown University.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at Georgetown University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    excellent academic and scholarly atmosphere.
    lots of diversity in workforce
    great dining and entertainment facilities in close proximity (neighborhood)
    prestige and international reputation of the institution

    Cons

    rush-hour traffic of daily commute: no metro accessibility!
    not sufficiently cutting edge in the IT technology
    lots of crowded office space on-campus
    high employment turnover rate in mid to upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep lobbying for better public transporation
    no more new building construction on campus
    more professional development opportunities for mid-level management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Totally adequate early career position

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Georgetown University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Reasonable hours
    Fantastic Benefits - especially tuition
    Some unique access to interesting speakers and events

    Cons

    Complex, slow moving bureaucracy
    Intensely political intra and inter-office relationships
    Poorly defined career tracks and limited opportunities for advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop the quality and responsiveness of "support functions" especially in finance and human resources.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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