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  • www.cdc.gov
  • Atlanta, GA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1946
  • Government
  • Government Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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The name really says it all for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of US citizens, the CDC investigates health problems, performs research, and develops public health policies as well as developing ...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reviews

4.2
84%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Thomas R Frieden MD MPH
Thomas R Frieden MD MPH
222 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Best if you live in Atlanta"

May 4, 2021 - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Lots of opportunity for growth and movement - if you live at headquarters in Atlanta.

Cons

Increasingly, jobs at the top are highly politicized.

Advice to Management

Support new ideas and projects from non-supervisory staff.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3.9
(59 Reviews)

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Interviews

Experience
Positive78%
Negative6%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online58%
Employee Referral15%
Campus Recruiting12%
Difficulty
2.8
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  1. Microbiologist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Pretty simple and straight forward hiring process. Online application and test (called "cert"). Once I was informed that I had passed the cert, I was invited to an over the phone interview with a group of leaders from the team.
    Interview

    Describe a time you used the scientific literature to help solve a problem.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Awards & Accolades

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  • Best Places to Work for CommutersNational Center for Transit Research at USF2012

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