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Emory University Atlanta Reviews

Updated April 20, 2017
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  • In the dept I was working, there was no room for advancement and the leadership was insufficient (in 9 reviews)

  • no easy access to Emory healthcare; hierarchical job; bad work/life balance (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Emory University is a great employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have an incredible work environment, great team, fantastic boss, flexible hours, great work / life balance, and enjoy what I do.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for advancement in the administrative arena.


  2. "Good for working students"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Provided good opportunities to gain relevant experience while in graduate school.

    Cons

    Compensation for graduate student interns could be higher.


  3. "Postdoctoral Professional Development"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Useful workshops and events for developing postdoc into faculty, industry, or government positions.

    Cons

    None. But traffic around the campus is horrible.

    Advice to Management

    None. Except traffic if possible


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  5. "Emory Student Worker"

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Convenience in location, great people

    Cons

    The weather is very hot in GA


  6. "Marketing Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Emory University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great part-time with flexible hours

    Cons

    Pay was pretty low in comparison to other jobs


  7. "Great Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emory University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    can take class credits for free
    nice working environment

    Cons

    Can't earn a high salary as a staff


  8. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It is good environment and living cost.

    Cons

    Pulmonary, critical care, allergy, and sleep medicine


  9. "Night Auditor"

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    Former Employee - Night Auditor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Night Auditor in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Emory University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They are nice.
    The money is good for a college student.
    The employers have pateince.
    Helps you learn how to work with people who are rude.
    Learn a lot.

    Cons

    they are serious about being on time.


  10. "Bakery"

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    Former Employee - Bakery Clerk in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Bakery Clerk in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emory University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Its a great opportunity.excellent pay

    Cons

    The management was poor to me

    Advice to Management

    Need to do better


  11. "PT Legal Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends

    I worked at Emory University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good leadership at the legal desk for interns, PT employees. Long hours but good people to work with.

    Cons

    Long hours, often get called in on weekends/holidays.

    Advice to Management

    More folks were needed when I was there.



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