Vera Institute Of Justice

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Vera is a casual working environment where smart people often collaborate to tackle policy issues big and small.

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

I worked at Vera Institute Of Justice

Pros

effectively blends academic research with technical assistant projects
coworkers are personally and professionally interested in seeing you succeed

Cons

can have a lack of direction from overworked management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

establish a balance between the administrative aspects of management with ensuring that employees recognize and help to achieve bigger picture

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great mission and cause but cannot retain talent.

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    Former Employee - Network Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at Vera Institute Of Justice

    Pros

    Great place to gain exposure and work experience at an accelerated rate.
    Proud to know you are working to directly contribute to help the projects and centers prosper.
    Working with highly educated and experienced Program directors and Project Managers (Ph.D's, Lawyers, Prosecutors, experienced professionals)

    Cons

    Lack of mentorship in certain departments.
    Lack of rention of passionate employees.
    Work politics ( at least in my department.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on retention of talent and contributors.
    Focus more on finding qualified individuals to manage.
    More practical approach to resources, project completion, performance reviews.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to develop experience in social justice

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vera Institute Of Justice

    Pros

    - Excellent opportunities to work in both program development and research

    Cons

    - Employee morale is low at times due to perceived inadequate opportunities for career advancement especially for mid career professionals

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