NASA Glenn Research Center FAQ

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January 8, 2021

Does NASA Glenn Research Center have any sort of mentoring program?

Pros

interest work and an great mentor

Cons

There are no cons that I can think of

interest work and an great mentor

January 8, 2021

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May 26, 2020

How are senior leaders perceived at NASA Glenn Research Center?

Pros

Majority of employees are genuinely friendly and eager to help, large pool of engineering and research staff within the center, substantial aerospace history and organizational prestige, numerous opportunities for training and educational advancement, no hard deadlines, exceptional work life balance, opportunities abound for broad cross-project exposure, relatively easy to influence personal project tasks and assignments, excellent job security, steady and substantial funding level and resources

Cons

Out of touch, weak and dishonest research and engineering senior leadership, unstable projects with low return on investment, risk-averse culture, can't do attitude, challenges attracting and retaining quality talent, below average wages, no accountability for poor performers, financially irresponsible projects with significant overhead/waste, privileged senior employees, business travel often pursued for vacation perks, excess number of middle managers with no defined role, poor emloyee ethics, cross-center organizational politics rampant and often cut-throat, stifling bureaucracy, antiquated infrastructure and facilities, difficulty attracting valuable industry partners, non-agile workforce, employees not highly respected or valued by management, limited opportunities for career advancement, teamwork and collaboration discouraged based on current promotion model

Advice to Management

Make fact-based decisions, establish a new culture model, provide organizational direction and guidance, lead by example, find ways to show genuine respect and appreciation, resign

Out of touch, weak and dishonest research and engineering senior leadership, unstable projects with low return on investment, risk

May 26, 2020

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August 26, 2020

Is NASA Glenn Research Center a good company to work for?

Pros

Really great people, very unique experimentation facilities, great overall experience

Cons

Very run down, little money invested into it, many of its facilities are slowly being phased out

Really great people, very unique experimentation facilities, great overall experience

August 26, 2020

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May 26, 2020

What is the company culture at NASA Glenn Research Center?

Pros

Majority of employees are genuinely friendly and eager to help, large pool of engineering and research staff within the center, substantial aerospace history and organizational prestige, numerous opportunities for training and educational advancement, no hard deadlines, exceptional work life balance, opportunities abound for broad cross-project exposure, relatively easy to influence personal project tasks and assignments, excellent job security, steady and substantial funding level and resources

Cons

Out of touch, weak and dishonest research and engineering senior leadership, unstable projects with low return on investment, risk-averse culture, can't do attitude, challenges attracting and retaining quality talent, below average wages, no accountability for poor performers, financially irresponsible projects with significant overhead/waste, privileged senior employees, business travel often pursued for vacation perks, excess number of middle managers with no defined role, poor emloyee ethics, cross-center organizational politics rampant and often cut-throat, stifling bureaucracy, antiquated infrastructure and facilities, difficulty attracting valuable industry partners, non-agile workforce, employees not highly respected or valued by management, limited opportunities for career advancement, teamwork and collaboration discouraged based on current promotion model

Advice to Management

Make fact-based decisions, establish a new culture model, provide organizational direction and guidance, lead by example, find ways to show genuine respect and appreciation, resign

center organizational politics rampant and often cut

May 26, 2020

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August 16, 2018

What are co-workers like at NASA Glenn Research Center?

Pros

- good work/life balance - people were friendly

Cons

Kind of boring environment sometimes

people were friendly

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