Medical College of Wisconsin

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Medical College of Wisconsin Reviews

Updated December 11, 2014
Updated December 11, 2014
88 Reviews
3.5
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Medical College of Wisconsin President & CEO John R. Raymond
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexibility (some), good benefits, I honestly have been very disapointed since I started here (in 9 reviews)

  • Great Benefits and Training,very nice people, great website (internal) (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • A significant portion of many scientists' time is spent securing and maintaining NIH funding (in 3 reviews)

  • Compensation is below average with no room to negotiate, necessary job training is minimal (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate I in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Research Associate I in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Pretty much the best place for translational research in the Milwaukee area.
    Benefits are good.

    Cons

    I'm actually satisfied enough to not be able to think of any cons.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    The Medical College of Wisconsin provides a collaborative environment for research-minded individuals

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Large network of interdisciplinary individuals; research infrastructure; friendly and engaging environment

    Cons

    Micromanagement; some policies are outdated

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    biostatistician

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin

    Pros

    light workload, great benefit, generous time off.

    Cons

    low payment compare to companies.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at Medical College of Wisconsin

    Pros

    Good health insurance if you choose froedtert doctors

    Cons

    Low pay and negative work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more flexibility with schedules

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    If you supervisor liked you, you got away with everything.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at Medical College of Wisconsin

    Pros

    Alot of variety of duties - no day was ever the same. The benefits once were good but they took alot of that away.

    Cons

    I worked very hard as others with the same title did not. As my day was always non-stop busy with duties, others sat around alot or passed off their work. If manager liked that group, they got away with it consistently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start managing ALL your employees and stop picking on the ones who truly DO care.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Trapped in entry-level opportunity with nothing to show for it.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    401k matching decent
    Depending on department, MCW has a very laid back atmosphere.

    Cons

    Zero mobility. Work the job you are hired for.
    No professional development.
    No skill training or certifications for staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I really like my coworkers.

    Cons

    there major long term construction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    The Medical College of Wisconsin has fostered my career development

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Passionate directors, management and colleagues who foster professional growth,
    Ability to take on new tasks to broaden exposure,
    Excellent benefits package (PTO, retirement & insurance),
    Academic/research environment is empowering

    Cons

    Bureaucratic structure can sometimes inhibit processes from moving as smoothly as they could,
    Compensation is lower than local competition,
    Some technologies used are outdated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I suggest the implementation of new systems in order to allow processes to flow more freely and as direclty as possible, minimizing the number of individuals that are required to participate. Continue to empower these individuals to have task ownership and allow them to help develop new methods to continuously improve operations.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Wonderful research and clinical experts, but lacking resources

    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Faculty have diverse areas of expertise and are open to collaboration across disciplines; wonderful access to medical care through MCW-affiliated providers; organization is always growing and improving

    Cons

    Some research resources are lacking (journal article access, etc) compared with larger research institutions; not all research centers valued equally by the administration; health insurance coverage for non-MCW providers is insufficient

  11.  

    Great health benefits

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Medical College of Wisconsin full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great healthcare benefits,Great 401K options

    Cons

    Low Salary, no raises given only cost of living increase at most. Work-Life Balance was poor. The better you were at your job, the more you were expected to do without any compensation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote those who are excellent workers. Pay people what they are worth. Get rid of the "rotten apples" who bring down the whole team. Promote a "team environment" and make the workplace more fun.

    No opinion of CEO

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