MDRC Overview

  • www.mdrc.org
  • New York, NY
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 1974
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Research & Development
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

CompetitorsMathematica, American Institutes for Research, Abt Associates
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MDRC is committed to finding solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing the nation — from reducing poverty and bolstering economic self-sufficiency to improving early child development, public education, and college graduation rates. We design promising new ...
Mission: We strive to maintain our reputation as rigorous, mission-driven, respected, and high-quality, while we continue efforts to be more influential, versatile, creative, innovative, cost-conscious, and inclusive.

MDRC Reviews

3.5
49%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
Approve of CEO
Virginia Knox
Virginia Knox
16 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Supportive organization with great salaries and benefits"

Apr 15, 2022 - Technical Research Associate in New York, NY
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

Salaries and benefits are great. Work schedules (hours and location) are flexible. I've always felt very supported and been given opportunities for growth and leadership. The people generally have

Cons

Organizational culture has become a bit of an ideological bubble that is not accepting of dissenting opinions
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Diversity & Inclusion at MDRC

3.1
(24 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

MDRC is committed to finding solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing the nation — from reducing poverty and bolstering economic mobility to improving public education and college graduation rates. We design promising new interventions, evaluate existing programs using the highest research standards, and provide technical assistance to build better programs and deliver effective interventions at scale. To advance our mission, we must recruit and retain staff that encompass a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives, ensure equity in our policies and practices, and build a culture of inclusion, in w

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How is diversity at MDRC?

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MDRC Interviews

Experience
Positive41%
Negative29%
Neutral29%
Getting an Interview
Applied online89%
Employee Referral7%
Recruiter2%
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    I heard back from them about a month after applying. I had a phone screening with HR. The interviewer was friendly and very communicative. I was told I would hear back if I got another interview, but never heard back.
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Company Updates

October 21, 2019
On October 15, Virginia Knox became the fifth president of MDRC in its 45-year history. A former MDRC vice president, Knox brings to her new role 25 years of leadership in developing, evaluating, and improving social programs. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMR4d
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Virginia Knox Assumes Presidency of MDRC, Announces New Leadership Roles
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September 4, 2019
In the first year after random assignment, welfare recipients who participated in Minnesota’s subsidized employment program were more likely than control group members to have been employed; this modest effect continued after the subsidies ended. With MEF Associates and Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation - OPRE http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMlxi
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Implementation and Early Impacts of the Minnesota Subsidized and Transitional Employment Demonstration
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MDRC Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

  • Fair Chance Pledge

    Maintain hiring/training programs for those with criminal records as an opportunity for a second chance

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What are perks and other benefits like at MDRC?

...friendly co workers good benefits...

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