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Georgetown University Reviews

Updated May 12, 2017
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Georgetown University President and Director Jack DeGioia
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  • The cost of living pay is not enough to assist with keeping up with inflation (in 13 reviews)

  • D student with low salary is a common phenomenon in the academia (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Good culture, environment, supportive community"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Community is good and supportive. Location brings a lot of opportunities for networking

    Cons

    Expensive location, not enough pay. Mainly focused on undergraduate students, not enough services for graduate students


  2. "Good relaxed place to work"

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    Former Employee - Bio Statistician in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Bio Statistician in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, smart people, good hours

    Cons

    Slower pace, admin staff a struggle to deal with

    Advice to Management

    Fix slow admin issues


  3. "Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgetown University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great 401K and Education Benefits.

    Cons

    Stagnant job growth and lacking cross department /campus coordination. The pay is to be expected for higher ed (not great).

    Advice to Management

    Streamline, merge departments that do the same work, and continually reinforce the need to have a student-centric mindset.


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  5. "student worker experience"

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgetown University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    exciting projects, friendly staff, motivated, teamwork

    Cons

    needs more working space, more helping hands


  6. "Student Caller - Phonathon"

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    Former Employee - Student Caller in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Student Caller in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Good staff, friendly environment and peers

    Cons

    Work can get repetitive at times

    Advice to Management

    more flexibility with hours


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible, great work life balance

    Cons

    management, bureaucracy, salary tied to education

    Advice to Management

    have more flexible salary structure not tied to education


  8. "Professor"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Professor in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Freedom and flexibility of schedule. Access to many world leaders. Generally bright and articulate students.

    Cons

    no phd program in my area. wish there was more time and resources for research

    Advice to Management

    raise more money so that we have more research resources


  9. "Senior Director"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Community, close to home and good work-life balance

    Cons

    Management is very slow to make changes

    Advice to Management

    Seek advice from everyone especially employees.


  10. "Research track position"

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    Current Employee - Research Instructor in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Instructor in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgetown University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Georgetown is a university with a good reputation, established in 1789. They offer good benefits. The school is situated right inside the capital city.

    Cons

    Though it's a well established university with its on history, unlike the schools of similar stature, Georgetown is not financially sound, that would might lead to shaky employment. Investment in scientific research from the university lacks vision

    Advice to Management

    Should modernize the research labs by inputting money into modern equipments


  11. "Professor"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Professor in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Interesting place to work, great students.

    Cons

    D.C. is too expensive and busy as a place to live.


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