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Emory University Reviews

Updated March 24, 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. "Senior Research Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great research; cutting-edge and fast-paced

    Cons

    Salary low considering competitive market in Atlanta for similar positions.


  2. "Not bad but not good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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


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

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


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  5. "Career Counselor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  6. "Emory review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Emory is a great place to work.

    Cons

    You have to live in Atlanta and deal with the traffic there.


  7. "IT"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    flexible management in my department

    Cons

    shifting institutional and management priorities can impact efficiency


  8. "Emory University"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Perks, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Learning

    Cons

    In the dept I was working, there was no room for advancement and the leadership was insufficient. Have to pay for parking.


  9. "EPASS Tutoring Is Great!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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. "Decent entry level position"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Location is great. It's stable starter position and has the potential for some upward mobility depending on how supportive your specific supervisor is.

    Cons

    They don't pay enough or have very good benefits. The experience is remarkably variable depending on your supervisor.

    Advice to Management

    Increase benefit package.


  11. "CRC"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Working closely with leading Doctors on the front line of disease management and care.

    Cons

    Large and cumbersome with little operational infrastructure.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in better Human Capital Management allocation and evaluation better ways to build operational efficiencies / support throughout the organization.



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