FDA Reviews

Updated July 16, 2015
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FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
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Pros
  • Good work/life balance as long as your group is not under staffed (in 12 reviews)

  • Working in the field affords great exposure to the breadth of the Agency's public health responsibilities (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Limited opening in terms of full-time jobs (in 5 reviews)

  • Government bureaucracy and typical federal employee stereotypes exist (in 3 reviews)

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  1. good place to work

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    Current Employee - Visiting Scientist in Jefferson, AR
    Current Employee - Visiting Scientist in Jefferson, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Visiting scientist is a Federal government employee, you would have good work/life balance, and good benefits like health insurance, dental/vision insurance, pension, TSP etc.

    Cons

    It's a rural location, it is hard to find good school for kids, ............................................................................................................................................................

    Advice to Management

    no advice


  2. review for FDA

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Jefferson, AR
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Jefferson, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FDA full-time

    Pros

    top-of-line instrument. regular work schedule. stipend is much higher than university

    Cons

    a lot of bureaucracies. evaluate and promote people based on their connections and relationship with management, not on their qualifications

    Advice to Management

    hard to believe management will do anything to improve the deficiency.


  3. Orise Fellow

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jefferson, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jefferson, AR
    Recommends

    I have been working at FDA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    development of approaches for the drug safety assessment

    Cons

    the site is remote and lack of communication



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