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Emory University Reviews

Updated May 25, 2018
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Pros
  • Great place to work with lots of work life balance and great benefits including tuition reimbursement (in 59 reviews)

  • Great benefits that help you long term (in 74 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 within the university (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Friendly environmental"

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    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    very good academic support from faculty and staff

    Cons

    no real cons for now


  2. "Development Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Prestigious, Work from home options, Flexibility

    Cons

    Vacation packages, Employee classifications, Have to use vacation during holidays

  3. "Great place to do your phd!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, flexible hours

    Cons

    No downsides to being here


  4. "Scheduler"

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    Former Employee - Patient Care Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Patient Care Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Organized, encourage employee suggestions, advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Occasionally, co-workers may not be as friendly to each other.

    Advice to Management

    It is important to understand that of your responsibilities is to build your team up.


  5. "program assisstant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    nice learning experience for the program assistant position

    Cons

    not enough time for studies


  6. "NA......"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good place to learn; Friendly place

    Cons

    A little bit stressful during work


  7. "project coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, flexible time, wonderful cultural environment

    Cons

    There are a lot of researchers that are handling many projects that make their commitments low.

    Advice to Management

    improve time benefits

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    Location
    Network is large and helpful
    Fun

    Cons

    Sometimes disorganized and too quick to start without planning


  9. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for collaboration, good benefits

    Cons

    Salaries are low compared to other universities.


  10. "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. Stellar professors. Atlanta.

    Cons

    The amount of on going construction is ridiculous.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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