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Silver Spring, MD
10000+ employees
1936
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$10+ billion (USD) per year
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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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FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Recommends

    I have been working at FDA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work; flexible work/life balance; great coworkers; supportive environment

    Cons

    Lack of mentors and training opportunities; government salary not competitive with private sector

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FDA Interviews

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    Consumer Safety Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at FDA (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The interview was an average straight forward process. The hardest part was the anxiousness to hear back from them which took months to hear anything back. The interview questions weren't hard. I had two separate interviews

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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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