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Emory University Atlanta Reviews

Updated March 23, 2017
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  • Not a lot of room for advancement (in 8 reviews)

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

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  1. "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


  2. "Bakery"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  3. "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.


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  5. "PT Legal Assistant"

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    • 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.


  6. "Not bad but not good"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good health care benefits, low stress compared to colleagues in industry jobs, stable job

    Cons

    Low pay, no upward movement, no professional development opportunities because they consider the job a more temporary position

    Advice to Management

    Pay more


  7. "Research community still very centered on student learning"

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

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

    Pros

    Professors and staff truly care about my professional and academic development

    Cons

    The work-study pay system is a bit too low


  8. "Opportunities to Network as a Student!"

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Emory University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    * If you're any good at networking you'll have plenty of opportunities to do so because there's a ton of networking night events and graduates students and professors (not all of them) are easy to talk to.

    Cons

    *Compensation could always be better.
    *No benefits


  9. "EPASS Tutoring Is Great!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EPASS Tutor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - EPASS Tutor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Emory offers opportunities for many different paths.

    Cons

    There are students that will try to take advantage of the assistance. Be clear with expectations.


  10. "Great university to work for"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director of Admissions in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Associate Director of Admissions in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    lack of transparency can be frustrating


  11. "Career Counselor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Career Counselor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Career Counselor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    University Culture, Inclusive Environment, Strong Network of professionals

    Cons

    staff has to pay for our own parking



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