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Baylor College of Medicine Houston Reviews

Updated March 21, 2017
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Pros
  • It is in a great location in the Texas Medical Center which allows collaboration between numerous research hospitals like UT, Methodist, M (in 39 reviews)

  • Good benefits, great nurturing team environment (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "graduate Student"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great working Environment promoting scientific collaboration and exchange

    Cons

    Houston weather is not the optimal


  2. "Sr. QA Anyayst"

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    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, company invests a percentage of your salary and you are vested in 401K after 3 years, good people, opportunities to move up, competitive salaries, excellent vacation, floating holidays and days off annually for certain holidays. Supportive environment

    Cons

    Parking and commuting to the medical center can be a bit of a burden.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work. I love working here.


  3. "Graduate Student at Baylor College of Medicine"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You do have lots of freedom as a graduate student.

    Cons

    Bad insurance. You still need pay a lot for dentist.


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  5. "Postdoctoral research associate"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Houston, TX

    I worked at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine for two years, right place to learn

    Cons

    Low salary, expensive parking, complicated bureaucracy


  6. "Research Asst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Has really good benefits, 401k plans, and PTO.

    Cons

    Low salary base and no increments whatsoever.

    Advice to Management

    If you want employees to last longer, please push the HR depts to make employee evaluations mandatory at least every 2yrs for salary increments.


  7. "Nice place to gain experience"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive environment and plenty of opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Health insurance is not as expected being a premier health institution


  8. "Great place to work, but be picky about your department"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Networking, professional growth, constantly learning, ability to easily change between departments, great benefits

    Cons

    HR does nothing with employee complaints about supervisors, certain departments have no ability to climb the ladder (raises are rare in some departments)

    Advice to Management

    HR needs to take employee complaints more seriously and actually take action


  9. "Intern in the Financial Development Office of the Hospital"

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    Former Employee - Financial Services Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Financial Services Intern in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Baylor College of Medicine (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment, nice people, different work environment

    Cons

    Boring tasks, very monotone, office space was small and underdeveloped


  10. "Good opportunity, flexible work environment, but low salary."

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    Current Employee - Programmer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Programmer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    * Good chance to write a paper
    * Collaboration with biology/medical field
    * Diverse and friendly co-workers
    * Flexible work hour / working from home
    * Benefits: Good insurances (even for your pet), greate-value 401(a), the company equally contributes 401(b) with what you contribute and occasional fun events

    Cons

    * Collaboration with biology/medical field
    * Low salary
    * Too many projects you have to handle at once

    Advice to Management

    BCM needs much more the dedicated programmers. Every scientist came up a new idea wants their idea to be a web application which is impossible with several developers and bioinformatics background students/postdocs.


  11. "Good place!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Baylor College of Medicine full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people! Your coworkers are intelligent, driven, and passionate about what they do. Many are kind too! Also decent benefits!

    Cons

    Low salaries, and little incentives to move up



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