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Emory University Reviews

Updated November 11, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great place to work with lots of work life balance and great benefits including tuition reimbursement" (in 64 reviews)

  • "Great benefits that help you long term" (in 83 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. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Student in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Student in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Great university with incredible people

    Cons

    Could be better food selection


  2. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People-oriented culture
    Professors are very approachable
    Flexible work Schedule

    Cons

    There is no well-structured training program, so you pretty much have to learn everything on your own

    Advice to Management

    A well-structured internship or job training program will be beneficial for the career development of prospective employees

  3. "Program Coordinator"

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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 a year)

    Pros

    Vacation time time accrual is decent.

    Cons

    Traffic congestion makes it difficult to get to and from work.
    Parking on campus is expensive and inconvenient.
    Underpaid and overworked.
    It may just be my department, but growth and development is slim to none.


  4. "Great Benefits and Work Life Balance - Pay is not so great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits , love my co workers. Great team environment in my department. Work life balance is awesome in my department.

    Cons

    Minimal pay raises. Hard to transfer within Emory for better pay and position. Micromanaged.


  5. "PostDoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Nice Benefits, Good location, Good equipment

    Cons

    The various layer of administration can be difficult to work through.


  6. "Program Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Great people and beautiful campus.

    Cons

    Big institution so things can move slowly towards change.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours and work-life balance. People are great and nice to work with!

    Cons

    Opportunity to climb is not very apparent. What you're working as is usually it.

  8. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    great if you're a student

    Cons

    pay for many student jobs can be low


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    The unity and culture of this school are both amazing!

    Cons

    Paying for parking is terrible.


  10. "Sterile Processor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Work and family life balance

    Cons

    Very large company and not personalized

    Advice to Management

    Stay flexible


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