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Emory University Reviews

Updated August 15, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great place to work with lots of work life balance and great benefits including tuition reimbursement" (in 61 reviews)

  • "Great benefits that help you long term" (in 77 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a lot of talk about work-life balance but more needs to be done to provide it" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Not a lot of room for advancement in the administrative arena" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Research Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Emory University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits and Retirement. Lots of training opportunities. Numerous positions to be promoted to.

    Cons

    Sometimes the size of the company leads to longer problem resolution times. Not terrible, but something to note.


  2. "Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Senior Communications Manager in Buford, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Communications Manager in Buford, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Love working here. Great benefits and access to many things at the university.

    Cons

    Higher education can move slowly. Sometimes difficult to move projects forward.

  3. "PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and supportive faculty and staf

    Cons

    They have very difficult coursework and exams


  4. "Research Technician"

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    Current Employee - Research Specialist
    Current Employee - Research Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great intro to clinical research.

    Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    No opportunities for advancement. Short-term, grant-funded position. Entry level pay.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees lower on the ladder to network or work their way into other areas of research


  5. "Teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Everyone is nice and friendly.

    Cons

    Currently, I haven't find any cons.


  6. "great employer with great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    health care,pay and other stuff

    Cons

    lovation traffic, no overtime not much else


  7. "Emory"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Amazing benefits, fitness facilities, retirement, loads of staff resources.

    Cons

    Departments are very siloed.

  8. "Clinical Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Potential Growth and Benefits are great

    Cons

    Hard to navigate the bureaucracy


  9. "Senior Director"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    supportive culture, interesting colleagues and programs, university setting .... fairly secure employment if you are contributing well.

    Cons

    issues with work-life balance, parking is limited and transport to campus is mainly car --no real public transport. not a place that advances people quickly-either in title or salary.

    Advice to Management

    be more proactive in supporting work-life balance, especially with staff who must work nights, weekends, etc.


  10. "Research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility and work life balance

    Cons

    Health insurance was expensive


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