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Georgetown University Washington Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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  • The cost of living pay is not enough to assist with keeping up with inflation (in 14 reviews)

  • 355/month for decent health coverage (for a single person) and low salary (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "A decent place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Developer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health benefits are good (medical/dental/vision), excellent 403b matching, tuition assistance for both GU and outside universities, flexible hours and option for teleworking, commuter programs, collaborative teams

    Cons

    Base salary for higher ed is lower than other companies, little room for career advancement


  2. "CRM Analyst"

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    Former Employee - CRM Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - CRM Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn more stuff

    Cons

    Pay is too less, is way too less than the market

  3. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Washington, DC

    I worked at Georgetown University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits (health, dental and vision insurance + life insurance + 16 days of PTO + possibility of teleworking)

    Cons

    Salaries are not high for people that came to grad school with some relevant experience. However, is a great place to work if interested in research.


  4. "Great work environment, lackluster pay"

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    Current Employee - Project Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Project Director 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 work environment, very laid back with great co-workers and supervisors that want you to succeed. Many opportunities for continuing education and a great place to gather experience

    Cons

    Compensation is not commensurate with experience and significant raises are not likely. Can be difficult to advance if working on the research side


  5. "Good culture, environment, supportive community"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "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


  7. "Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    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.

  8. "student worker experience"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "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


  10. "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


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