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Silver Spring, MD
10000+ employees
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration oversees the regulation of food (except meat and poultry), human and animal drugs, biological products (blood, vaccines, and transplant tissues), radiation-emitting consumer and professional medical equipment, cosmetics, tobacco products ... Read more

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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at FDA full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and benefits

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are limited in some departments

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FDA Interviews

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Getting an Interview
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at FDA.

    Interview

    The interviewer asked me to talk about the projects I have done. And introduced what they are working on. They didn't ask many technical questions. Just some basic image processing questions.

    Interview Questions

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FDA Awards & Accolades

  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
  • Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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