NIH Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

NIH Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Sep 24, 2015

134 employees reported this benefit

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  • Apr 01, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postbac in Bethesda, Maryland

    Guaranteed minimum of two weeks of vacation

  • Mar 20, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Post Doctoral Fellow in Bethesda, Maryland

    For my vacation, I was only allowed to take 4 weeks of straight all at once and I was expected to do some work activities within that 4 week period. I would have been paid during this time, however.

  • Aug 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Bethesda, Maryland

    Fair time off, escalating with years of service

  • Feb 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rockville, Maryland

    gain vacation time every check

  • Feb 03, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Frederick, Maryland

    As expected. 40+ hour work week. No surprises.

  • Jan 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Bethesda, Maryland

    very poor acrual and when you do try to use it, you are punished or denied.

  • Sep 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in North Bethesda, Maryland

    13 days vacation and more can be accrued.

  • Jul 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Fellow in Bethesda, Maryland

    postdoc gets 2 weeks of paid time off each year

  • May 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Fellow in Bethesda, Maryland

    First 3 years are just 13 days per year for each annual and sick leave.

  • Jan 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral researcher in Bethesda, Maryland

    Up to my PI to decide. They're usually pretty open.

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