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Good place to do research, bureaucratic management

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Former Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA
Former Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA

I worked at Howard Hughes Medical Institute full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The labs usually have more than sufficient funding to do research. Competitive pay and benefits. Great place for biomedical research.

Cons

Bureaucratic organization and management. The office and HR loves and only cares about paper works.

Advice to Management

They need to think about career development for employees (that are not PIs), and about work-life balance of employees (especially research associates). Currently they do NOT seem to care.

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  1. Beautiful campus.

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    Former Employee - Not Available in Chevy Chase, MD
    Former Employee - Not Available in Chevy Chase, MD

    I worked at Howard Hughes Medical Institute full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people are what make HHMI what it is today.

    Cons

    One of the perks is tuition reimbursement but don't let that fool you. They decide whether they want to further your career development.


  2. Good employer to have

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Boston, MA

    I worked at Howard Hughes Medical Institute full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, particularly health & dental. One of the best health insurances in the USA, if not the best. Organization-wise, they are very good, particularly HR-department. Generous with covering reimbursement costs.

    Cons

    Sometimes too much work is required in order to be successful.


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