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Big institute, but very bureaucracy

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Current Employee - Research Assistant II  in  Houston, TX
Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Houston, TX

I have been working at MD Anderson full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

good work and life balance

Cons

compensation is less than the national level

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    I enjoyed working at MDACC

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant II  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Research Assistant II in Houston, TX

    I worked at MD Anderson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to be as a post baccalaureate

    Cons

    It is hard to get promoted in research.

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Amazing from the outside, insane from the inside.

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant I  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Research Assistant I in Houston, TX

    I worked at MD Anderson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Doctors are all top notch, top of their field professionals.
    Benefits are great.
    Interaction with cancer patients (if in job description) can be a life changer.

    Cons

    With such top notch doctors, comes almost impossible demands.
    Excellent leadership in clinics and as managers is absolutely critical. In areas where there is subpar management, everyone really suffers.
    Not as quick promotion potential - everything takes a serious amount of time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't just look at paper qualifications for managing positions. There is lots of talent at this place, though due to its massive size, it's hard to keep track of everyone's performance. A better system needs to be made for employee growth when constantly meeting or exceeding expectations. And harsher punishments need to be made for those that do not perform.

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    No opinion of CEO
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