J Craig Venter Institute - I'd give it 0 stars if I could! | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (2)

    "I'd give it 0 stars if I could!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at J Craig Venter Institute full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Used to be a good place to work

    Cons

    Upper management is horrible! Will lie to your face while slitting your throat. terrible environment to work in.

    Advice to Management

    resign

    J Craig Venter Institute2019-02-04

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great working environment"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J Craig Venter Institute full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Autonomy given to interns when appropriate.

    Cons

    Summer internship program is not available now to my knowledge.

    J Craig Venter Institute2019-06-04
  2. Helpful (1)

    "academic feel, corporate goals"

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    Current Employee - Researcher in La Jolla, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at J Craig Venter Institute full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible work environment prestigious research institute encouragement for cutting edge research good benefits free coffee

    Cons

    huge turnover (at will) management does not communicate cramped open office areas very cramped lab space old lab equipment and no central organization underpaid relative to other equivalent positions high pressure no clear opportunities for advancement

    Advice to Management

    learn how to communicate

    J Craig Venter Institute2019-07-31

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